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  1. RED 10 Support for Vodafone Surfstick K5150 LTE

    current version of LTE Surfstick version - not listest as supported LTE/UMTS device

    9 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Remote Ethernet Device (RED)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add optional PIN entry field for two-factor authentication

      There are really two big issues I have with the two factor authentication implementation. The first is that no where in the setup for the user is there any information or instruction as how to use two factor authentication. Every other two factor authentication that I have used has had a separate box for putting in the random code. I only learned about how to properly use two factor authentication after calling support and being informed that I needed to append the randomly generated code to the end of my password to which I say "Really! and you arn't going…

      30 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add a spam score for domain age

        A lot of the spam that is getting through our current mail filtering is coming from .US domains that are less than an hour old (definitely less than a day). Since blacklisting works when something is known to be bad, this class of spam is harder to hit as the domains are still wearing diapers.

        Any chance of having a score that checked the domain registration date? If it were weighted high on our system, I would've been spared seeing my last dozen spammy offers for car insurance, russian brides and bogus gift cards from Amazon, JC Penny(their spelling, not…

        3 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Use SUM as Log Server/Archive

          It would be very helpful if I could use a SUM Server as Remote Log File Archive. With this feature I could centralize all Logs of all my UMT's. A addon feature to search in e.g. Webfilter Logs of multiple UTM's at the same time would also be very nice!
          And if I do complex searches or log files are very big, the load will move away from productive UTM's.

          Thanks in advance,
          Pascal

          33 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Logging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • DHCP on RED

            I think it would be great if we have an option to move the DHCP server for RED networks from the UTM to the RED device. This would allow normal LAN access (e.g. file and print sharing) at the remote site even with a disconnected or outage on your uplink.

            52 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Remote Ethernet Device (RED)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Web Appliance: Granular Help desk role options

              It would be fantastic to have the ability to lock down each section inside of Web Appliance so that certain activities could be delegated to Junior Admin staff (such as only the ability to add entries to Local site list in Group policy section or only access to specific option into the Policy configuration, etc.), without exposing the entire configuration of the WSA to them.

              13 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • SMTP RCPT TO response time should be faster

                Apparently, major email carriers and email filtering companies are starting to move to a more aggressive timeout for RCPT TO and other SMTP responses. For one, McAfee (MXLogic) uses a default of 60 seconds for RCPT TO timeouts. The RFC is for five minutes (300 seconds), but they apparently ignore this.

                To keep up with these changes, the UTM should be able to provide RCPT TO responses in under 60 seconds, at least when address verification is turned off (ideally all the time). Problems with receiving emails from people that use major carriers like McAfee makes Sophos look bad, even…

                6 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Admin override of web filtering

                  On the web filtering "blocked content" page there should be a button for an admin to log in and allow access/download the page or file being blocked.

                  10 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Webfilter response for specific HTTPS requests (webfilter messages)

                    If Webfilter is configured in Standard Mode and HTTPS URL-Filtering is activated, and it is not an option to distribute the Proxy CA Certificate to the whole clients (because no domain membership), and the user requests for example a HTTPS Website with the result "host not found", the delivered HTTPS content to the client browser is destroyed (CSS and Images). We need a solution for our users.

                    5 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • TCP Connection Timeout - Modification

                      It's important in case of using EAS (Exchange Active Sync) that the TCP connection timeout can be increased within the gui. At the moment only one unsupported workaround exists:

                      cc [Enter]
                      packetfilter [Enter]
                      timeouts [Enter]
                      ip_conntrack_tcp_timeout_close_wait$ [Enter]

                      It's an important feature if you use EAS.
                      You will find more information about this topic here:
                      https://www.astaro.org/local-language-forums/german-forum/47370-connection-timeout-modifizieren.html
                      http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff459598.aspx

                      6 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Microsoft Operations Manager Management Pack

                        It would be fantastic if you could provide a Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager (currently Version 2012 R2) to centrally monitor UTM appliances and other Sophos products. Dashboard, Alerts (DoS, Portscans, etc.), State of components (Webfilter, VPNs, etc.), Capacity Management (Load, Usage), etc.

                        7 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Forward public IP to real web server

                          CheckBox that allow to send the Public IP of client, instead that private IP of internal interface of WAF, to real web server.

                          This to allow IIS and script to retrieve information for statistic and security/configuration check.

                          Regards

                          2 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • SMTP - More than one Data Leak Policy (DLP)

                            To allow more than trigger/action to the SMTP Data Protection so:

                            SPX Encrypt an email because the header had something like "Securely marked" in it

                            AND

                            Have the ability to reject any emails containing confidential information that you didn't want leaked such as national insurance number.

                            12 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Show the current throughput of Site to Site VPN tunnels

                              Customer would like the UTM GUI to show the current throughput of his Site to Site VPN tunnels so he can monitor them.

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Usability/GUI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • filtering on word

                                The filtering and blocking of a specific word regardless of the site being allowed. if the specific page contains that word it needs to be blocked.

                                IE: VIAGRA

                                14 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • DANE

                                  DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) is a procedure for the security SSL/TLS connections with the help of DNA entries, again by
                                  DNSSEC are protected.

                                  9 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • URL Redirection

                                    It would be great if it would be possible to redirect certain URLs

                                    For example:

                                    www.company.com => www.company.ch/site1
                                    www.company.com/site1 => www.company.com/newsite

                                    Thank you :)

                                    8 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Direct Yubikey Support in OTP-Module

                                      Hi there,

                                      it would be great if the Yubikey (www.yubico.com) could be directly supported in OTP-Module of the Sophos UTM.

                                      I know that all TOTP-Token (also the Yubikey) are supported. But you need a helper program to generate the TOTP with Yubikey because it doesn't have an internal clock.

                                      It would be easier (for the enduser) if the Yubikey would be directly supported (For example, by authenticating through the Yubicloud like several Radius Servers do)

                                      So the user would only need to press the button and the key (that Needs to be validated with the Yubicloud or through…

                                      21 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Show username in FlowMonior

                                        Show username in FlowMonior from the dashboard.
                                        It's usefull to view the client, the bandwith usage but also the username due to understand who generate some kind of traffic.

                                        6 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Usability/GUI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 4 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Appliance Hardware  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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