Articles tagged with #Checkpoint




Checkpoint firewall VPN debug cheat sheet

I love cheat sheets. Once I learn some product or technology to the level of understanding how it works I find the cheat sheets with all the options to run it and keep it handy. In case of the Checkpoint firewalls such cheat sheets are pretty much absent so I …



How to enable SCP protocol on Checkpoint firewall for transferring files - video

Hi everyone, in this video I tell and show how to enable SCP file transfer in Checkpoint firewall. I am beta testing it at the present therefore a bit shy to present to the wide audience, but be sure to check later when this idea of my site goes public …



Not sure what p2p-proxy-webspider-voip-bittorrent to use - ask Checkpoint

Recently Checkpoint introduced new feature on their website - AppWiki that lists with short but informative descriptions lots of software they deem interesting enough to block in your firewall. Even more of goodies - it is public. Since I learned about this cute resource I don't waddle through the zillions of pages …



New Year present from Checkpoint - R75 download

New Year present from Checkpoint - R75 Well, saying 'present' I was a bit sarcastic - just another release in the NGX family - R75 , that is now available for download: R75 release . So go ahead , install it , use it, enjoy its new features and bugs and report back to the mothership . Note …



Check Point Certified Master Architect Certification is more accessible than ever

Hello, fellow checkpoint-heads. I know you have been waiting for this for a long long time, and now it happens - Checkpoint announced that Check Point Certified Master Architect Certification lab can be taken at "convenience of your desktop" - that is Online. You don't need to ride your horses over the …



Class A 2.0.0.0 is inaccessible from behind Edge devices bug

This is a not critical but rather annoying bug in the Checkpoint Edge devices firmware 8.1.x preventing any host behind it to reach class A network 2.0.0.0/8 . If you notice this problem then it is most probably because recently the pool 2.16.0 …



The D-day for CheckPoint UTM-1 Edge Appliances happened today - reboots are reported all over the world

Today we (ISP) have got reports from the clients that all their UTM Edge devices did a reboot early at night, at about 03:00 AM Israel time 31st of October. While no official press-release has been seen so far from the Checkpoint, looking at cpug.org posts where people …



Funny things people do - how to turn Checkpoint UTM 450 into Windows Media player

Someone has finally found the best use of the Checkpoint UTM 450 - turned it into the Windows Media player and recorded the instructions so others may follow. In case you still wonder - yes , it certainly voids the warranty. Enjoy youtube.com And to those very few that will try to …



Turn the Checkpoint firewall into network-neutral router and do it in 2 minutes.

It was rather unusual request of the client that for no matter which reasons asked me to “shut down the Checkpoint firewall”. What ? “Shutdown, you know, that it just passes the traffic from interface to interface by its routing table no checking , also I need to add few routes on …



Number of connected SecureClient or Secureremote users

Here is how to see number of connected to the gateway users. Nothing special/interesting and I am sure somewhere in the SecureKnowledgeBase it is to be found but with recent licensing improvements people ask a lot about that. fw tab -t userc_users -s HOST NAME ID #VALS #PEAK #SLINKS …