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  1. Reporting: Flow Monitor 2.0

    In the Flow Monitor, it would be nice to be able to click on a Host/Client, and list all of their connected Host/Clients, ports that they are using, and bandwidth used for each of those. Currently The Flow Monitor only list total traffic used by a Client/Host, but for more information the text logs have to be searched.

    It would also nice to be able to have fine grain control of that traffic (throttle and blocking) in real-time from inside the flow monitor. Options like Temporary blocks, or data caps, would all be bonus too.

    80 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Logging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • HTML5 VPN: FTP/CIFS connections

      Extend the HTML5 VPN functionality to support FTP/CIFS connections.

      These are basic features of a clientless VPN solution allowing remote users to securely access FTP or CIFS shares from SSL VPN portal using the browser.

      38 votes
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        2 comments  ·  VPN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Mail Protection: Blackhole messages for Expressions and Blacklist entries

          I would like a black hole option for expressions or entries on the sender blacklist since that's confirmed spam to me and don't need to have it appearing on the quarantine report.

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            0 comments  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Web Protection: Scan ahead for links

            Scans the url's in a search engine and advises the user if they can get to the site or not, it saves a lot of time clicking on links to find they dont work.

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              0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Networking: Enterprise Server Balancing

              Today I fear a datacenter with several ASG and we are building a cluster environment to provide the VMWare virtual firewall service to our customers.

              Lately, we have received many demands for load-balance/fail-over of bundled applications. We would like that feature in Sophos UTM was a little more mature ... so we would not need to use other appliances for this solution.

              Today, Astaro allows only load-balance for TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, but without much intelligence.

              A good example would be load-balance/fail-over to be implemented as below:

              Method Description:
              Source IP Hash: The traffic load is statically spread evenly across…

              18 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Web Security: HTTPS / SSL Scanning Only for SafeSearch

                In order for SafeSearch to work all of the time with Google, Yahoo, and Bing, we need to cover HTTPS / SSL Scanning as well. However, implementing HTTPS / SSL Scanning system wide impacts every other HTTPS / SSL service transiting through the Astaro Security Gateway. Developing rules to work around those impacts, if even possible, is coming to be a full time job.

                The feature request is for the Astaro Security Gateway to implement HTTPS / SSL scanning ONLY for the SafeSearch sites. This could be accomplished through a simply check-box either on the Web Security >> Global tab…

                29 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • VPN: Spice Protocol for HTML5 VPN

                  Please add support for the Spice protocol. It is an Open Source solution for interacting with KVM Virtual Machines, and gives you a rich user experience. It is a kind of Remote Desktop protocol. Also, support for more Remote Desktop types would be cool, like *NX, and XDMCP.

                  http://spice-space.org/

                  14 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  VPN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • MailSecurity: Quarantine Report - Limiting Who to send Reports to!

                    Currently we can set who NOT to send reports to, but what if we require the opposite, and only what a few select users/groups/domains receiving the quarantine reports.

                    In our environment, we had to turn it off so the general users where not receiving the messages.

                    2 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Mail Protection: Directional filter for Mail Manager

                      In Mail Manager, we cannot filter inbound / outbound mails. It would be good to have a filter box for sender / recipient IP, so we can differentiate between inbound and outbound emails. Furthermore, the statistics overview in the main page of Mail Security - Mail Manager counts "messages delivered", but it would be much more interesting to know the percentage blocked/inbound instead of blocked/overall.

                      8 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Mail Security: Send Direction, require TLS Domain based in addition to Host, mx can change!

                        Mail Security: Sending Direction, require TLS, Domain based in addition to Host, mx Records can change! Many Automotive Companies require this like VW, Audi...

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Rebuild default web exception

                          A very interesting item I think could be useful is as follows.

                          Under Web Security Exceptions have an automated default exception rebuild, allowing for the default exceptions to be rebuilt/updated by the Sophos/Astaro defaults triggered by the end user, in essence the rebuild button would download an RPM with the updated exceptions in it that would overwrite the current installed RPM of the exceptions, that way if a customer / co-worker / misclick deletes/modifies an exception for adobe/windows/apple/etc updates they can be recovered with a single click.

                          This would also alleviate headaches if a program in the exception adds a…

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                            0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • VPN: Allow UTM to act as a VPN Client

                            Add a VPN Client support such as L2TP inside ASG so it can connect to a VPN solution without needing to setup Site2Site.

                            77 votes
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                              8 comments  ·  VPN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Endpoint Protection: Add Sophos Application Control

                              Include sophos endpoint style category application controls in the management features of UTM.
                              This will complement network based application detection and control.

                              33 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  UTM Endpoint Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • AstaroOS: Support intermediate CAs

                                in Webadmin, Userportal and Web Application Security.
                                The intermediate CAs will not be sent by the UTM to the client, so the CA path is broken and then some Browsers will not accept the cert.

                                74 votes
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                                  Under Review  ·  5 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Networking: Allow for Network Visibility with Network Protection too

                                  I'd like to recommend that Network Visibility be move to the Network Security Package. Network Visibility allow for Application shaping via Flow Monitor. Keep the Application Control under Web Security, but at least let us turn on the Network Visibility to make more use out of the Flow Monitor.

                                  9 votes
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                                    Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Authentication. Allow internal hostname for joining to Active Directory

                                    When joining Active Directory it would be very nice if an internal hostname could be used instead of using the FQDN of the generic hostname given to UTM.

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                                    • Networkiing: Limit bandwidth total for WAN connections

                                      We need a feature to monitor the WAN traffic of expensive satelite uplinks.

                                      When the paid data volume is nearly exhausted the UTM should inform the admin. So we need a max. data volume value and a threshold value for the notifier.

                                      24 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • User Portal: Use hostname like webserver protection

                                        On Management / User Portal / TAB advanced / network settings there is the option to set a hostname, listen address and port. When the port 443 is already used for webserver protection, the port settings for User Portal cannot be used anymore. I tried to make a webserver protection to link to the Sophos UTM9 User Portal, but it would let me.
                                        Therefore I ask it the option is to use the hostname in User Portal for recognition with also the port 443. Just like you can do with webserver protection.

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                                        • Mail Protection: Separate statistics into incoming and outgoing

                                          Hi developer-guys,

                                          it would be great to have separate statistics für incoming (TO own domains) and outgoing (FROM own domains) mails.

                                          Best regards
                                          Andreas

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