Articles tagged with #Checkpoint




Enable RADIUS Authentication for SSH and WEBGui access to the Checkpoint firewall

User actions accountability is one of the building blocks of Non-repudiation in Security. In Checkpoint , nevertheless, the default (and widely used) user authentication for SSH and WEBGui sessions is local. Actually Checkpoint thought about that long ago and have been offering Radius authentication for users accessing the SecurePlatform and Gaia …



Enable SNMP v3 in Checkpoint video walkthrough

SNMP version 3 has been with us for so many years but so very few Checkpoint folks use it that I decided to do this screencast/video showing how to enable and use SNMP v3 in Checkpoint firewall. NOTE - the language of narration is Hebrew . http://vimeo.com/22473169



Two tips to secure SSH access from specific IPs to specific users in Checkpoint or any Linux

Today I'll bring you two tips to secure SSH access to the Checkpoint firewall/Linux server beyond firewall rules itself. SSH access is the most powerful way to own the firewall so it should be secured to the paranoid level and even then it is never enough. Tip 1 Change …



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 …



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 have got reports from the clients that all their Check Point UTM-1 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 …



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 …