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This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: There are 9210 NAT connections stored in the fwx_alloc kernel table while the limit is 10000. When the limit is reached, new connections may fail. Manual Remediation Steps: In many cases, a sudden spike in connections has been attributed to a worm or misbehaving application.… Read More

F5® Alert of the Week: SSL certificate is about to expire

This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: Some SSL certificates are about to expire or have expired. Certificates expired or about to expire: www.mysite.com expires on November 30, 2014 Manual Remediation Steps: Replace the SSL certificates with new ones. For more information on how to manage certificates, refer to Managing SSL Certificates… Read More

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Posted by Matt Faraclas October 3, 2014 in Alerts

LDAP server’s SSL fingerprint doesn’t match saved fingerprint: Check Point Firewalls Configuration Alert Guide

This is a real life sample alert from indeni, the World leader in Proactive Network Management for Check Point Firewalls Description: Some of the LDAP servers with which an integration has been set up have changed their SSL certificate’s fingerprint lately. This is usually a result of the certificate expiring and being renewed on an… Read More

How to know if Internet of Things will break your network

Yesterday I spent some time with a new customer of ours, a Fortune 500 communications company. They are essentially the network over which a variety of companies send their data across. These companies can be in manufacturing, shipping, utilities, retail or anything else you can imagine. As we were talking, they mentioned a major project… Read More

Announcing indeni 5.0: Trending capabilities, easier UI navigation, better performance, tons of additions

We’re excited to announce the release of version 5.0! After being used for quite a while by some of our customers, we’re ready to have the whole world enjoy what 5.0 brings. IMPORTANT: 5.0 includes major changes to the underlying infrastructure of indeni’s engine. As a result, upgrades are done via a complete re-installation of… Read More

Check Point Certificate(s) expired or about to expire

This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: Some of the certificates configured on this management server have expired or are about to expire. indeni will re-check this alert every 1 minute. If indeni determines the issue has been resolved, it will automatically be flagged as such. Expiring/Expired Certificates: Certificate with DN cn=john… Read More

F5® Alert of the Week: Pool member response time too high

This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: The ping time for pool member A (10.10.15.52) in the IIS_server pool is too high compared to other pool members. It is currently 512ms whereas the average (excluding this member) for the pool is 20ms. indeni will re-check this alert every 1 minute. If indeni… Read More

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Posted by Matt Faraclas September 18, 2014 in Alerts

Top 5 Check Point experts announced!

Thank you all for the amazing response to our effort to put the spotlight on the world’s top Check Point experts (read our original post). It was impressive to see people handing kudos to one another, sometimes from one side of the globe to the other. There is an incredible large group of 76,207 professionals… Read More

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Posted by Matt Faraclas September 12, 2014 in Check Point

Check Point hosts file corrupted or missing entries

This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: The operating system could not find the IP address associated with “localhost”. This normally means the hosts file has an error that may result in problems with certain services. indeni will re-check this alert every 1 minute. If indeni determines the issue has been resolved,… Read More

F5 Provisioning settings unequal across device group

This is a real life sample alert from indeni Description: This device has provisioning settings that differ from other devices it is syncing with. To ensure optimal operation these must be the same. The current provisioning settings on this device are: * Local Traffic (LTM®) – Nominal * WAN Optimization (WOM) – Nominal indeni will… Read More

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Posted by Matt Faraclas September 4, 2014 in Alerts, F5