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Bash Script to Backup CheckPoint Log Files

By: James  /  Check Point  /  no Comment

Quick bash script hack to take a bunch of log files and make tar/gz out of them. You could add a SCP line in the loop and it would auto move them to the log backup server…

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Bash Script to SCP Old Log Files in Check Point

By: James  /  Check Point  /  no Comment

One issue that might show up with any type of server is filling up diskspace with log files. This bash script can be modified to SCP and remove any type of file, but this demo bash script is for Check Point Firewalls.

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Monitor Check Point Firewall with Bash Script

By: James  /  Check Point  /  no Comment

So… you want see what happened at 3am on the firewall but don’t have the money for orion, or other expensive monitoring software? Check out this bash script to monitor processes on your Check Point Firewall:

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Enable IP Forwarding

By: James  /  Check Point  /  no Comment

By default, Checkpoint firewalls will not let pings pass through them. However, when you first setup a network, it’s useful to be able to test wide open through the firewall to verify routing and connectivity. Here is how to enable IP forwarding.

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Find UTM-1 Check Point Appliance Model from CLI

By: James  /  Check Point  /  21 Comments

You’ve been given the task of working on a firewall – but unfortunately the old admin never took notes, there is no documentation, and the physical UTM-1 Appliance is in another country. So… what the heck is it? Here is how to find out what type of UTM-1 or Power-1 Appliance you have in the […]

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Check Point SPLAT Commands

By: James  /  Check Point  /  13 Comments

This is a list of several Check Point SPLAT commands that I use frequently. Perhaps this CLI tip sheet for Secure Platform is useful to you too:

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Check Point VPN Debugging Guide

By: James  /  Check Point  /  6 Comments

A few years ago I compiled a list of VPN debugs, error messages, and common gotchas. This information is relevant for Check Point NGX firewall, but is not a complete VPN Debugging Guide.

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Check Point Firewall Radius Configuration

By: James  /  Check Point  /  no Comment

Check Point Firewall Radius Configuration notes:

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CPX 2010 Las Vegas – Day 1

By: James  /  Check Point  /  no Comment

What is CPX 2010?

In short, it’s the Check Point Experience. Several vendors sponsor it and describe their latest Check Point related technologies. They give demonstrations about their products and answer questions about product limits and features.

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Server Monitoring With vmstat

By: James  /  Check Point  /  2 Comments

You will learn the basics of vmstat server monitoring, scripting and redirection in this article.

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