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  1. Upgrade UTM SSH package to avoid CVE-2013-4548 & CVE-2014-2532

    The current UTM includes an older SSH version that shows up in PCI scans as having vulnerabilities CVE-2013-4548 & CVE-2014-2532.

    Sophos support indicates that the vulnerabilities do not effect the UTM, but it's a hassle to have to explain that auditors. Just upgrading the SSH package on the UTM would avoid the issue.

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      0 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support for more Windows Active Directory login formats

      Please support more allowed AD login formats for pre authentication and/or implement the possibility to rewrite (with regex) the login strings before authentication.

      I have lot of ActiveSync users in a multiple domain environment for example and they are pre authenticated with a TMG. At the moment it isn’t possible to move the service to the UTM. Our ActiveSync clients (iPhone/Windows Phone) authenticate in most cases with the following formats:

      NT4-domain\username
      W2K-domain\username

      With a rewriting feature I would rewrite W2K-domain\username” to username@W2K-domain (UPN-Style). The user could be authenticated with LDAP now.

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        1 comment  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • We recommend to revert the default net.ipv4.neigh.default.gc_thresh1 = 0 because the higher value that has been recently introduced causes b

        I suggest you ...to revert the default net.ipv4.neigh.default.gc_thresh1 = 0 because the higher value that has been recently introduced causes black-holing of traffic if IPs get re-used by AWS ELBs in the same subnet as Sophos UTM.

        Workaround 1: Manually set net.ipv4.neigh.default.gc_thresh1 = 0
        Workaround 2: Place Sophos UTM and AWS ELBs in different subnets

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • support for DNS Groups in Server Load Balancing

          I suggest to ... implement support for DNS Groups in Server Load Balancing targets because today traffic is only directed to a single Elastic Load Balancer node and if load goas up AWS created more nodes at first and at second increases the size of the nodes which leads to AWS customers paying for nodes that are not used by Sophos UTMs. We have a high traffic website where we pay 4 of the largest nodes ELB nodes but only one is used.

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          • Confirmation of Hotspot terms and conditions should be variable

            The maximum time after the terms and conditions have to be reconfirmed for the hotspot is 7 days. This time is too short for some customers. A variable input of the period would make the decision for customers flexible.

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              0 comments  ·  Wireless Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Time based rules for traffic throttling or shaping

              It would be very helpful to have time-based rules for traffic throttling or shaping. For example, users at our office access Facebook and we don't want to block it - just make it less of a burden on our Internet connection.

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                0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Backup Remote Gateway for IPSEC VPN Tunnel

                Main office has two ISPs, primary and backup, each with a separate WAN IP. VPN tunnel from remote office to the primary WAN IP. If primary ISP goes down, dynamic routing sends traffic out backup line. I need to be able to configure a backup Remote Gateway on the remote office UTM, so that if it can't establish a tunnel to the primary main office WAN IP, it will try to establish the tunnel to the backup WAN IP. (Very simple and do it all the time on Cisco ASAs).

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                  0 comments  ·  VPN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • One Time Password (OTP) transmit with new SMS Gateway released in v9.308-16

                  Now is the new SMS Gateway working for Hotspot Login. It will be great to use the Gateway for sending the OTP to Enduser by SMS.

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                    0 comments  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • change the ssl vpn client to include auto connect.

                    I have several larger clients who would like to use the SSL vpn except they require the VPN tunnel to always be "always on" as long as there is internet access. Other vpn vendors such as Cisco permits this behavior.

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                      1 comment  ·  VPN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Server Load Balancing: Choose HTTP Response codes for failed servers other than 5xx (for ex. 404!)

                      By now only 5xx HTTP Response codes tell the SLB to disable a real servers (a failed one) and 200 for OK. We want to be able to determine our own HTTP Response Code to disable real servers like 404. This makes it way easier for an admin since he only has to check for a simple empty file - if its there -> 200 (up), if not -> 404 (down). We use this also with HAProxy and it works great.

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                        1 comment  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • RED device with integrated wifi

                        Why not integrate wifi into the RED? Just adds to its simplicity.

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                          1 comment  ·  Remote Ethernet Device (RED)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • IPoA (IP over ATM) Dial Up Interface for a VOIP Connection

                          Instead of PPPOE it would be nice to connect via an iPoA Connection. In Germany many providers use a second dial up Connection for Voip with extra vlan because QoS. iPoA is typicly bridged to the nic where also the pppoe connection get established. the AVMFritzbox also iPoA if Vlan is required for VoiP.

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                            0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Individual Blocking & Allowing

                            The ability to block or allow a single site for a single user.

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                              0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add KIK.com IM client to application control

                              Sophos please add the IM client to the application control list. It is an unfiltered IM app that kids love to use because it keeps no chat history etc. It leaks the user IP address for DDOS attacks and other uses.

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                                0 comments  ·  Application Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Configurable HTTPS DH parameter in the Web Application Firewall

                                The web application firewall cannot support HTTPS connections by Java 6/7 clients because the DH parameter for HTTPS is set to a value greater than 1024 and this is not configurable.

                                For an easy reference for the issue:
                                http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/mod/mod_ssl.html#sslcertificatefile

                                The error message the clients will receive is:

                                javax.net.ssl.SSLException: java.lang.RuntimeException: Could not generate DH keypair

                                The only option is to manually add a DH-pair of 1024 or less into the first certificate generated by the sophos device under /var/chroot-reverseproxy/usr/apache/conf/ssl/ (and then, do that every time the configuration changes), or not use the WAF.

                                Warnings for those who come across this post: …

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                                  0 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Multi-user device

                                  If a user logs on to a PC, and authenticates on the UTM using browser portal, and then logs off. Before their session expires, another user logs on to the same machine...and browses as the first user!

                                  Other than shortening the session timer (which isn't a solution since it would force users to re-authenticate over and over) there doesn't seem to be any way to solve this.

                                  Or, another scenario would be a terminal server. Same problem.

                                  What checkpoint does is to provide a multi-user agent. Source ports for browsing is different range for each user.

                                  Otherwise a pretty solid…

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                                    0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Mac PUA

                                    Feature request: Addition of Adware/PUA and suspicious files detection for Mac.

                                    Company and Contact Information
                                    Company: Future Publishing
                                    Contact: it.administration@futurenet.com
                                    Sophos Partner (if applicable): Insight

                                    Sophos Product Information
                                    Sophos Product: Sophos Endpoint Protection Advanced
                                    Version in Production: Sophos Enterprise Console 5.1.0.1839

                                    Feature Request Summary
                                    How will this new feature address your business requirements?:

                                    We have already had cases of users being infected by Adware/PUA. Sophos for Mac has zero detection for these, yet on Windows it does. We strongly feel that Adware/PUA detection for Mac should be included in the product. Since 2011 there has been a sharp increase in…

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                                    • Improve reporting features. I need to have a report that shows machines that have out of date virus definitions.

                                      Improve reporting features. I need to have a report that shows machines that have out of date virus definitions. That seems like a standard report that should already be included. Especially since this is the type of information that auditors request.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Check of necessary data (up2date) before starting an update process of the version up

                                        There is a strong improvement demand from a end user.
                                        SophosUTM checks that it keeps necessary data (up2date) before starting an update process
                                        of the version up appropriately and wants you to refuse version up if a condition is not set.
                                        I shall check it at the time of HA constitution equally.

                                        Each of the two apparatuses which became the problem was in a condition of "Up2date".
                                        Therefore I carried out "Factory reset", but a reset of becoming it was not accomplished redundancy normally.
                                        Two that purpose has been initialized. As a result, I will do "Clean Install" with Two.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Usability/GUI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Authentication: Possibility to authenticate ADS users based on their Domain membership

                                          It must be possible for the ADS user to logon the Userpotal due to their domain membership.

                                          Example 1: Sales \ John Smith
                                          Example 2: Marketing \ John Smith

                                          How can the user be distinguished if they have different access rights ? Until now, the system can not distinguish that.
                                          Users have until now always the same access though different access rights are defined for both users

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