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Checkpoint: Using “dmidecode” to Find the Appliance Model of a UTM-1

This article details how to use “dmidecode” to find out your Checkpoint UTM-1’s model number. Dmidecode reports information about your system’s hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard  – see here for a sample output. This information typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number,…

Checkpoint: Sample “dmidecode” Output from a UTM-1 130

This article shows a sample output when using dmidecode on a Checkpoint UTM-1 appliance. Check here to see what the model numbers equate to e.g. this model is reported as a U-5-00 which is a UTM-1 130 appliance: [Expert@fw-trinity:0]# dmidecode # dmidecode 2.7 SMBIOS 2.3 present. 45 structures occupying 1755…

Checkpoint: Change the Default Shell for “admin” in Gaia and SecurePlatform

This article details how to change the default shell for both Gaia and SecurePlatform (SPlat) systems. SecurePlatform In SecurePlatform, all we need to do is log in to expert mode and use the change shell command – chsh: myfirewall > expert Enter expert password: myfirewall # chsh -s /bin/bash admin<…