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New Support Features
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- Technical Tip of the Month
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New Search Feature in Service Requests Submit Tool
Support engineers can now search account information by name or account ID in the Service Request (SR) Submit tool. The new search feature automatically populates relevant accounts to help locate account information faster.
Remote Access Support
Did you know Check Point Technical Support can quickly help solve service requests with live remote access? Now support customers can engage remote access when opening a service request for the fastest real-time technical support.
Training and Certification
R71 Administrator and Expert training now available
R71 technical training is now available globally from Check Point Authorized Training Centers. Certification exams are available at VUE test centers. The benefits of Check Point's certification have been improved to include:
Online Live Training now 40% off!
- Fast-Track access to technical support engineers
- Advanced technical resource guides
- Advanced access to the SecureKnowledge database
- Direct access to TAC Escalation-level and 10% discount off CPX events (CCMA only)
Now anyone with access to a computer can learn about the latest Check Point technologies and prepare for certification with our new Online Live Virtual training. Online Live training follows the same outline as our popular classroom-based courses in a virtual, online setting. Online Live classes are available for 40% off the regular price until 2011. Read more.
Technical Tip of the Month
How to Quickly Determine the Cause of Dropped Packets
To quickly determine the cause of dropped packets from the CLI of a gateway, run the command "fw ctl zdebug drop". This command will display the exact source/destination IP and port numbers along with protocol type. Along with header information, the reason for the drop is printed. Based on this drop reason, you can easily determine the resolution, or search in SecureKnowlege for a solution. This debug is not intrusive, and will not cause a performance impact. You can pipe this command to grep, or redirect to a file for viewing later. Every packet that is dropped by the kernel will have a debug print.
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