We often get asked if we have data pertaining to the upgrade processes and cycles of Check Point users around the world. The short answer is, YES. The longer one, is that thanks to our indeni Insight service we get a deep view into the Check Point firewall user base. Once in a while, we publicly […]
Chris Spillane urges the upgrade of your version 9.x of F5 and provides a concise guide for the upgrade to version 10.2.4. Chris is a Senior Security Analyst at NTT Com Security and has been working with F5 Load Balancers for more than seven years.
Johnathan Browall Nordström provides some quick tips on how to troubleshoot a VPN tunnel where at least one side is a Check Point firewall. Johnathan is the Team Lead of Network & Security at Betsson Group. He has been working with Check Point firewalls for more than four years. Read more...
This is a real life sample alert from indeni alert guide for Palo Alto Firewalls. Description: This cluster has the same Group ID as the other clusters listed below. A conflict may arise if they share a VLAN with this cluster. Other Clusters: buny-fw1 (10.10.24.1) Manual Remediation Steps: Consider changing the Group ID. For […]
This is a real life sample alert from the indeni guide to preemptive maintenance for Check Point Firewalls. Description: This firewall used to have (51) proxy ARP entries. They have disappeared suddenly from the output of “fw ctl arp”. Proxy ARP behavior may be impacted. Manual Remediation Steps: If this is due to an interface being taken […]
This is a real life sample alert from our indeni alert guide for Palo Alto Networks Firewall. Description: The firewall has entered maintenance mode due to an unknown reason. indeni will stop collecting data from this firewall until it exits maintenance mode. Manual Remediation Steps: Connect to the firewall using SSH (see DOC-5719) and determine the […]
This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: The F5 bigd process is down and has not restarted. Among its responsibilities, bigd runs the monitors for nodes, pool members and services. For more information, read SOL6967. Manual Remediation Steps: Review the logs to identify why the bigd process is down. indeni will attempt […]
Many network monitoring tools on the market today are just good at that: monitoring. They fail to go in depth and dig deep into devices to pull the gritty data important to IT teams. We build indeni with those users in mind. Our goal is to simplify network management, not just monitor it. For example: […]
We have a number of US-based energy grid operators that are leveraging indeni’s capabilities to meet the NERC CIP v5 requirements, that are soon to be upon us all (April 2016). This blog post details how indeni can help in an effort to articulate what indeni can do for you, as well as what it can’t. […]
NetMRI was originally developed and sold by Netcordia, founded in 2000 by the world’s first Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE). It was created to help Cisco admins solve configuration issues in their network equipment by defining certain checks and ensuring that all switching and routing devices conform to the desired configuration. NetMRI is a fantastic […]
This is a real life sample alert from the indeni alert guide for Palo Alto Networks Firewalls. Description: One or more jobs running on this device have been stuck in “pending” state for more than 30 minutes. Affected Jobs: EBLRefresh Install Manual Remediation Steps: Review the jobs listed above for possible issues. You may want […]
Pan(w)achrome is a chrome extension written by Luigi Mori, a solutions architect at Palo Alto Networks. The extension lets you connect to your Palo Alto firewalls and keep track of certain vital stats – mostly CPU, memory, traffic and a variety of counters. This is a good step in the right direction – every product […]