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This Week in CheckMates 28 January 2019

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Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!

Past and future posts will be available here: About CheckMates

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See also our social media accounts and our podcast (RSS Feed😞

CheckMates at CPX 360 Bangkok

Valeri Loukine‌, Moti Sagey‌, Amit Sharon‌, Lillie Miller‌, and I were at CPX 360 Bangkok!

We gave away some cool shirts, one of which is modeled by Ashwin Ram‌:

For the younger ones: 

Yes, we will have these in Vegas and Vienna!

We will also have a scavenger hunt at these locations as well.

Here is a picture with the winners in Bangkok:

Community Highlights

Here are the conversations worth watching in the community:

CheckMates Community Guidelines 

It's been a while since we needed to highlight the community guidelines. We recently updated them to clarify a few things that came up in recent threads.

When Will SmartConsole Support In-Place Updates? 

Coming soon.

https://community.checkpoint.com/community/infinity-general/appliances-and-gaia/blog/2019/01/21/new-... 

We've released these features and demonstrate them at CPX. Valeri Loukine‌ is even doing a presentation about it!

LightBoard Series - Maestro - Security of hyperscale (technical deep dive) 

One of the things we announced at CPX 360!

Can R80.10 manage R80.20 gateways 

Yes, with the most recent Jumbo Hotfix.

Domain Objects (FQDN) - An Unofficial ATRG 

The updates to Domain Objects in R80.20 are a good reason to upgrade if you're on R80.10 or earlier!

UserCenter OpenSearch engines for browsers 

Very useful thing to have integrated in your browser.

R80.20 update cheat sheet - fw monitor 

fw monitor is useful for troubleshooting packet flows in the security gateway. It saw some changes in R80.20.

R77.20.85 performance issue on centrally managed SMB 

A fix for this issue is undergoing QA now. 

DNS Flag Day and Check Point 

There may be an issue with IPS if you're on R77.30 and not on the latest jumbo hotfix. 

Deleting old/unused policies - R77 and below. Best practices? 

Database backups are your friend.

App Control ignoring a rule 

Troubleshooting issues with Identity Awareness.

Upcoming Events

We are currently in the planning phases for our 2019 events.

If you want one in your area, get in contact with us: checkmates@checkpoint.com 

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