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  1. Information about which link is up and down on SNMP

    In the current version, Sophos UTM send notification about uplink up and dow by e-mail and snmp. On e-mail, come specified which link is down, but in snmp traps no. It will be really cool, if in snmp trap information contain the information about which link is down or up.

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      1 comment  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • extend the expression filter in smtp proxy to search in mail headers.

      In pre-filtered environments the previous mail server may alter some mail header to signal spam levels.
      Currently UTM doesn't use this information.
      Only a string check on the mail body/subject is possible.

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        0 comments  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • POP3 Exception List for DNS Host

        I have subscribed to a email forum.
        All emails come from an IP address the forum server (email server) but because all the emails come from the subscribed users address. The Sophos UTM says all email is SPAM and quarantines them.
        You are able to add an exception for a DNS Host or Host but this is not processed.

        Please fix this functionality.
        Thanks

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          0 comments  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • OpenAppID

          Add OpenAppID

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            0 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow traffic counters to be set based on device group

            Please allow us to set a global policy for data usage or at device group level, as we have a number of devices I have to set each phone with its relevant data usage allowance, when every phone in the group has the same I could specify it on the group and then if set at phone level its set by exception.

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              0 comments  ·  UTM Endpoint Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Automated GEO-Fencing reports for locatable devices.

              A Client has a need to generate an automated report that confirms the geo-location of each device at a set interval. For example a report that states where each enrolled, track-able, device was on the hour through a 24 hour period.

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              • 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.

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                  0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Regular Expression Blocking on firewall

                  Regular expression blocking should be available in firewall rules.
                  Firewall rule blocking only allows to match DNS Host and DNS Group.

                  Today i encountered an issue where i put firewall rule to deny requests from semalt.com to reach to our web servers. They start sending the requests to semalt.semalt.com with a different ip. So, i have to do that manually as well.

                  Firewall rules should have the ability to block from regular expressions which allows a user to deny anything that comes or before "Semalt.com"

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                    0 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  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.

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                      0 comments  ·  Usability/GUI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • allow an unused interface to be configured as a SPAN port.

                      This will allow for additional threat and network monitoring. For example, as an MSSP partner, we have had great success selling UTM along with another partner's IDS. Though the IPS functionality of the UTM is great, as it is sitting inline processing, it cannot do quite as deep a dive into the packets. Having IDS *plus* IPS has been fantastic in detecting threats and using that information to inform the UTM.

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                        0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  Web Server 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…

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                            0 comments  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make onboard OTP usable for special virtuell webserver

                            At the Moment we can use the new OTP Feature just for all virtuell webserver. Therefore, it is not possible to use this great new function in most implementations.

                            An example, many customers want to publish Exchange Services like OWA, ActiveSync and Outlook Anywhere. OWA with OTP and ActiveSync without OTP. But that is not possible.

                            I suggest, you implement a new authentication Profile for OTP that we can use in the site path Routing.

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                              0 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  UTM Endpoint Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow more detailed modifying of UTM WAF rules and behaviour. (ModSecurity function)

                                UTM preventing some internet traffic going to e.g. apache linux servers due to escaping of the \ which is required for all systems to be able to identify a character such as $ or @.
                                When this happens using multiple layers of backslash escaping, Sophos treats this as an SQL Injection. There is currently no way of modifying this behaviour legally, and you need to enter SQL Injection Bypasses on particular pages on your Apache hosted site, which is not optimal.

                                Giving end user some more power on what should and should not be captured via an advanced profile option,…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Mail Security: Subject Expression filter

                                  We need a expression filter for the subject because a master UTM only tags emails.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Mail 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.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Mail Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • UTM WAF - Custom HEADER

                                      Add the ability to add custom HTTP Headers while processing HTTP requests through the WAF

                                      The idea will allow me to "copy" header data
                                      e.g.: X-My-Custom-Header: $x-forwarded-proto

                                      Use case:
                                      When running a server behind 2 layered AWS ELB the first x-forwarded-proto header is overwritten by the 2nd layer, that mean that the application server cant see the original user requested protocol

                                      Lahav Savir @ Emind Cloud Expert

                                      11 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • We currently have an FTP site that our cusomers connect to send files

                                        We currently have an FTP site on our network that our cusomers upload files for our review. We would like the files to be scanned for viruses.

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                                        • 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.

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