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The CPUG Papers

A new exciting initiative has been introduced earlier this week: The CPUG Papers. As the authors stated themselves it’s going to be a comprehensive resource, providing clearly written, referenceable documentation that falls between the...

R80.10 is coming this month? [UPDATED]

According to rumors covered by this article the long awaited version R80.10 (supporting Security Gateways) might be released in two or three weeks. This means R80.10 will be released about a  year after R80 was...

Understanding ClusterXL

The Check Point Support Channel on YouTube offer a series of 3 videos regarding troubleshooting ClusterXL. A must see for anyone supporting Check Point clusters based on ClusterXL.

Jumbo Hotfix Take 213 released with security hotfix

Today Jumbo Hotfix Take 213 for R77.30 has been released. This take integrates the recently released seperate security hotfix for DLP and Threat Extraction blades. This seperate security hotfix can only be installed on top of...

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...

Understanding Check Point Management Station

Another Check Point Youtube Channel is Check Point Training Bytes. In these two videos they discuss the management database and tools to modify the Check Point Management database. In just 1 hour you’ll know a...

Understanding Check Point CoreXL

Another Check Point Youtube Channel is Check Point Training Bytes. In these two videos they explain CoreXL. In just 1 hour you’ll know a lot more about CoreXL.

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....