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R81 EA Program now available

Check Point introduced the R81 Early Availability program for production environments today. The GA release of R81 is expected later this year. From the announcement on CheckMates: R81 is the industry’s most advanced threat...

R80.40 now widely recommended version

Today’s Check Point’s hosted webinar “R80.40 Software Release, New and Improved!” ended with a little surprise. As of today the Check Point’s default version and widely recommended for all deployment is R80.40 Take 294...

s7pac integrated in SmartConsole Extension

Since R80.20 GA there is a functionality available called SmartConsole Extensions. This allows you to enhance SmartConsole with the integration of web-components. Customers, vendors, partners and third-parties can create their own SmartConsole extension and...

One-liner: Convert CSV for Management API

Have you ever run into a situation where there was a need to add loads of host objects to a Check Point management server which also have to be added to the same already...

bash script using CSV to bulk rename objects

I’ve created a bash script to bulk rename objects listed in a CSV file. You need to run it on a MDS with the Management API enabled. Features Auto-detect API version of MDS. Use...

s7pac updated to v0.4

Following the release of the third edtion of Timothy Hall’s highly recommended book Max Power 2020: Check Point Firewall Performance Optimization my shell script s7pac (Super Seven Performance Assessment Commands) has been updated to...

R80.40 GA now available!

Check Point released their newest version R80.40 as a General Available release today. Have a look at sk160736 for all information regarding R80.40 GA. The Release Notes of R80.40 GA can be found here. A...

New tool: CPViewer

A new open source tool called CPViewer has been released on CheckMates by community member and Check Point SE Petar95. CPViewer enables you to get visual insights from retreived cpview histories and cpinfo files....

R80.40 Public EA is available

Check Point launched the Public Early Availability (EA) program yesterday for it’s upcoming release R80.40. The new minor release is expected in Q1 2020. The Production EA was announced in September. Details about R80.40...