Articles tagged with #Checkpoint




SSH session timeout in Checkpoint Firewall

It is no fun when in the middle of fw monitor / debug session you get abruptly disconnected on SSH session timeout. Here is how to prevent it in the Checkpoint firewall. The session timeout is defined in cat /etc/bashrc: # By default, log out the user after three minutes of …



Telnet from inside Checkpoint firewall

NOTE (2021): While all the above holds true and works, nowadays, in GAIA we have telnet client installed by default. Yesterday I saw a strange problem - connection from outside to Exchange in a LAN times out, while in Tracker all connections to port 25 are in green. Strange was that …