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This Week in CheckMates: 30 March 2018

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

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CheckMates Live in Denver (x2) and Omaha

This past week, I was at CheckMates Live events in the Denver area (Centennial and Westminster) that were well attended!

Also, the local team in Nebraska put on an event in Omaha!

Community Highlights

Here are the top threads from the past week:

Bash script to show IP ranges for Countries from GeoProtection (ip2country.csv) 

Perhaps this could be extended to automatically create objects based on this?

Fortigate Firewall ICAP and Sandblast (TEX) 

Did you know that you can even leverage the power of Check Point SandBlast if your perimeter gateway is Fortinet? Yes you can, if you integrate using ICAP.

MTA on R80.10 VSX 

Pointers to the documentation on how to do it as well as a member explaining how to do it.

Can I do R80.10 downgrade to R77.30?  

The only way to downgrade is by restoring a backup.

Best way to handle locked session (locked but not available on session panel) 

This shouldn't happen, but if it does...

Delete Rules with a Zero Hit Count 

Very useful R80.x script.

R80.10 Tip Of The Day: Separate the Install Policy Permission 

Customers with strict change control might appreciate this tip.

Natting to an IP range not directly connected 

Had to dig into the archives for the answer to this one Smiley Happy

Log Exporter guide 

Some nice FAQs from one of the developers who worked on our new Log Exporter tool

Upcoming Events

Here's what's coming up in the next few weeks:


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The "New Early Availability Program - New Gaia OS for Security Management Server is an OLD EA program that is no longer available. However, Niels Poulsen didn't change the article's title yet so it's still listed as 'New EA Program'.


Hm... yeah I guess you're right. 

Maybe I'll remove that one from the list.