VMware has released vCloud Director 8.2 for Service Providers which now includes a new HTML5 interface for NSX Edge advanced gateway.
Here is a quick post showing you how you can enable Remote Desktop via Windows Powershell
Veeam Enterprise Manager NAT Setup
We have been using Veeam Backup and Replication along with Veeam Enterprise Manager extensively over the past few months. Each setup is different but one common setup especially for service providers is to have your Veeam Enterprise Manager located in a DMZ. We then need add Veeam Backup and Replication Servers that are sitting behind various firewalls.
I’ve just completed the Check Point R75.40 Secure Platform upgrade video to R76 Gaia. The tutorial runs through the upgrade of the management server and 2 gateways in a cluster configuration and finally the update of the new Check Point management tools, smartdashboard, smartview track, etc
Check Point R75.40 SPLAT Upgrade to R76 GAIA
This video tutorial will guide you through how to successfully upgrade your Check Point R75.40 Secure Platform management station and gateways to R76 Gaia.
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Check Point R75 Cluster Setup
In this tutorial we will explore setting up a Check Point R75 Cluster consisting of 1 management server and 2 gateways.
This tutorial will provide you with the necessary steps to install and configure Check Point Identity Awareness Software Blade along with Microsoft Active Directory.
Setting up Check Point R75 Identity Awareness
1. We will be configuring Check Point Identity Awareness with Application Control. You must of enabled Application Control to complete this tutorial successfully. Log into Check Point SmartDashboard and edit your gateway object.
This tutorial will provide you with the necessary steps to setup Check Point Application Control Software Blade.
Setting up Check Point R75 Application Control
1. Log in to Check Point SmartDashboard and edit your Gateway Object. In General Properties select Application Control as you can see in the image below.
Check Point R75 Creating Rules NAT and PAT
In this tutorial we will look at creating a simple rulebase from a fresh install of Check Point R75. We will create a basic rule that will allow the internal network access to all services outbound and also enable NAT to hide behind the external IP address of the firewall. Following this rule we will create another rule that will PAT remote desktop 3389 from the external interface ip to my Windows 2008 server called server2k8. The lab is setup as follows: