Crashing routed on 1100 Appliances (continued) [UPDATED]

More than a month ago I published this article about a crashing routed on two 1100 appliances when just entering the command ‘show route’ in CLISH.

It took some very long time to get an answer from R&D and apparently they could not reproduce the whole thing. They were able to crash routed but the failover could not be reproduced. After sending some more debug information and further investigation by R&D I was asked to enter two commands in CLISH.

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Crashing routed on 1100 Appliances

Probably a few weeks ago I was asked to take a look at a Check Point  1100 cluster with Gaia Embedded R77.20.31 on it which had one member with a Down status. This is not a production cluster so when a reboot solved the problem we did not spend more time to investigate this issue deeper. Until then this only happened once.

But yesterday it happened again…

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CPUSE timeout during ‘Saving File Permissions’

Recently I had to install a Jumbo Hotfix on a R77.30 VSX cluster for a customer. I made sure CPUSE was updated to the latest version.

When the Jumbo Hotfix installation was in progress I noticed that the status ‘Saving File Permissions’ did not finish. It looked like if this process was hanging. We waited a long time, but in the end the installation of the Jumbo Hotfix was simply cancelled without any warning or message being displayed.

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Security Gateway Performance Optimization – Part 5

Our friends back at Check Point have multiple Youtube Channels. This video is from the Check Point Support Channel. A few weeks ago they started a new series explaining performance optimization on Security Gateways. This is the fifth video of that series where they explain SecureXL. SecureXL is a software acceleration product installed on Security Gateways.

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Security Gateway Performance Optimization – Part 4

Our friends back at Check Point have multiple Youtube Channels. This video is from the Check Point Support Channel. A few weeks ago they started a new series explaining performance optimization on Security Gateways. This is the fourth video of that series where they explain SecureXL. SecureXL is a software acceleration product installed on Security Gateways.

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