This week we feature yet another Advanced Technical Reference Guide - Gaia Embedded Appliances The article references all appliance product pages, describes troubleshooting and monitoring techniques, and lists other SecureKnowledge articles that might be useful when working with SMB appliances.
Usually during training events we talk about useful resources and tools, including several SecureKnowledge solutions. There are several of them that I could print and put in my nightstand. I will start with my top. sk97638: Check Point Processes and DaemonsList of the processes and daemons, what they do, where are their logs, how to stop-start… Show more
Looking to extend your automation and orchestration and include day to day routines of managing OS and product settings of your Security Gateways? We now have the perfect tool for you. GAIA REST API was released last week and it is generally available for all R80.x flavors, gateway or management alike. For more information click here.
CPUSE - Check Point Upgrade Service Engine - is an advanced and intuitive mechanismfor software deployment on Gaia OS, which supports deployments of single Hotfixes (HF), Hotfix Accumulators (HFA), and Major Versions. SecureKnowledge article sk92449 describes CPUSE architecture, principles, collection of "how-to" tips and troubleshooting… Show more
Whether you are already using Check Point Scalable Platforms Appliances in your data center or just consider them as a next step, this Advanced Technical Reference Guide will be extremely useful. It describes principles of architecture, best practices, tuning recommendations and also has links to further SecureKnowledge articles and… Show more
If you are tired of jumping between CLISH and Expert shell when configuring and tuning your Gaia based security devices, take a look at Dynamic CLI: Dynamic CLI: Enhancing CLISH with new Expert mode commands Also, if you are attending one of CPX360 events, come to Valeri Loukine's sessions to see some demos.
Arguably, the most popular tool to troubleshoot traffic crossing a Security Gateway is fw monitor. However, not all security engineers and administrators are familiar with the full potential of fw monitor. The tool is extremely powerful, flexible and versatile. To unleash its full potential, please look into the article of the week: What is… Show more
Are you still running standard Linux tcpdump on your Firewalls? Did you know it can cause high CPU utilization? For better results, use CPPCAP - Check Point specialized traffic capture utility. For more information, read this SecureKnowledge Article: sk141412
Provisioning can be a challenge, especially if you need to deploy multiple Security Gateways remotely. If this is one of your tasks, you may want to learn how to perform it with Check Point Zero Touch Cloud Service for Gaia OS and Gaia Embedded SMB appliances
Working with Application Control Software Blade can be challenging sometimes. How to build an effective AC policy rules? What categories should be blocked unconditionally? How to deal with unknown applications? What about HTTPs inspection, is that required or not? These and many other questions are answered in Best Practices - Application… Show more
Check Point Multi-Domain Security Management (MDSM) is a centralized management solution for large-scale, distributed environments with many discrete network segments, each with different security requirements. This solution lets administrators create Domains based on geography, business units or security functions to strengthen security and… Show more
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Have you ever dreamed about having all the useful tools at the same place? Here is your ultimate collection of support tools and more: Support Debug Tools