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  1. Webserver Protection: Reverse Authentification with NTLM and Kerberos

    The Reverse Authentification feature (UTM 9.2) for WAF is a nice progres, but I'm hoping that it will soon be extended. There are many scenarios that require at least NTLM; Kerberos would be nice as well. Yes, we are coming from TMG :-)

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      5 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Sophos VPN app for mobile platforms

      Sophos should develop an own VPN app for mobile operating systems (iOS / Android / Windows Phone) which can connect via the UTM using the configuration pushed from the UTM to the SMC server.
      It should also support the Per-App-VPN feature which was introduced in iOS 7.

      112 votes
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        4 comments  ·  VPN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • let admin disable „Sophos Outlook Add-in“ in User-portal like all the other Apps.

        The UTM-Admin can disable unused items with "Disable Portal Items".
        All items but "Sophos Outlook Add-in".

        146 votes
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          9 comments  ·  Usability/GUI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • support Radius challenge response

          We needed it for 2fA support with SMS PASSCODE

          145 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Web Protection: Youtube and blocking specific categories

            Coming from another vendor one of the features I like/had was that I could block categories within YouTube. We are a School District that needs to access YouTube (YouTube for Education has limited content). It would be nice to setup a policy or rule to be able to block these YouTube Categories.

            Currently available categories are:
            • Film
            • Autos
            • Music
            • Animals
            • Sports
            • Shortmov
            • Travel
            • Games
            • Videoblog
            • People
            • Comedy
            • Entertainment
            • News
            • Howto
            • Education
            • Tech
            • Nonprofit
            • Movies
            • Movies_anime_animation
            • Movies_action_adventure
            • Movies_classics
            • Movies_comedy …

            129 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • add internet speed test to support tools

              Add an internet speed test (using something like speedtest-cli or a nagios check_speedtest-cli) to the management interface support tools. This check should bypass DPI, IPS/IDS, AV, etc. so users can tune the security services for optimal protection and speed. This could also be used as a reference when setting up QoS or even as variables in QoS settings as internet traffic speeds often are increased without user knowledge and the current QoS bandwidth settings are static. Periodically check internet speeds and report in the network graphics and executive reports.

              39 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Unblock cross referenced URLs too when unblocking a website

                Maybe you could add the feature that cross referenced URLs are being unblocked too when a bypass user is unblocking a website.

                Example:

                If category "social media networking" is blocked in your web filter policy and you have users that are allowed to unblock websites (bypass users). If one of these bypass users is unblocking facebook for example, he gets a facebook page released without CSS that doesn`t look very nice and is not functional. That`s probably because facebook has a cross reference to "https://fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net" to receive it`s CSS which is not automatically been released together with the…

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                  0 comments  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • (Webserver Protection) WAF + (Network Protection) Server Load Balancing.

                  It would be great if there was a way to use the WAF but with Server Load Balancer setup in the Network Protection area or at least have the same type of control if not even more types of load balancing controls then there are now.

                  As noted in another feature suggestion of having Layer 7 checks in the WAF Load balancer would be great. And I agree. But along those same lines I also have needs to specify load to not be round robin and to weight it. Which you can do to a degree in the Network Protection…

                  14 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • WAF Reverse Authentification: several Windows domains

                    When we create an Authentification Service of type Active Directory, we can use only one Windows Domain. We can configure several Domain Controllers, but since the authentification progres fails at the first deny it does not male sense to configure DCs from several domains (am I right)?
                    So when we could configure several domains (and in the WAF the possibility to choose which ones to use) we could build multi-domain scenarios: one that's very common is a corporate domain for stuff like exchange, intranet and so on - and a DMZ domain for extranet portals, usually with a one-way domain…

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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • iphone and andriod UTM management app

                      It would be nice to be able to monitor and receive certain alerts from UTM from a phone, without having to navigate to the web interface.

                      The app could have

                      * NIC status 24 hours
                      * IPS alerts
                      * CPU load - space - ram - etc
                      * current in out speeds
                      * remote users
                      * and many more

                      The app could be just view only for security reasons and also utilized one time auth for installation.

                      18 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Fix UTM Licensing To Expire IPv6 Temporary Addresses Faster

                        Fix UTM licensing to "age out" faster the many IPv6 "temporary addresses" that are created by most devices (running Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Linux). As an example, I have 12 devices connected to my network, but because I run in an IPv4/IPv6 environment, UTM is currently counting 113 IP addresses and sending me daily warnings that I have exceeded my license count and no new devices can be added to the network.

                        In the forum post linked below I have gone into greater detail, but the issue essentially is that in 2014 almost every IPv6-capable device is generating…

                        51 votes
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                          4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Hitcount for Firewall policies

                          to show how often a firewall policies got hits it would nice to see it in a dashboard or a report. So it is easier to clean up older policies

                          24 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • No new features: Work on Stability, Reliability and Security

                            For a period of a few months, dedicate to reliability & stability. Long uptime of UTM without rebooting, all features reliable and stable, and some extensive security / vulnerability testing. As the feature list is good, coming from Juniper, I notice Sophos lacks stability & reliability. It is way ahead in features, but it is equally way behind in stability and reliability.

                            5 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  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 :)

                              69 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Improve reporting for Advanced Threat Protection

                                Presently ATP reports the IP of the advanced threat. It does not report the DNS name.

                                In most larger networks, all DNS requests go through an internal DNS server, Domain Controller or whatever. Therefore any alert from the ATP will identify the DNS server as the requesting host.

                                For Windows DNS logging the brief logging does not capture the IP address returned from the resolver, only the DNS name submitted. Whilst it is possible to turn on complete logging which will return this information such logging is very, very verbose, and it is generally impractical to have permanently turned on.

                                10 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • User-defined field for DynDNS

                                  My idea: DynDns field for user-defined Update-URL to use all DynDNS providers and Features like MX-Record and A-record.

                                  So it is not necessary, to put all DynDNS providers in the choise field.

                                  34 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Native Microsoft Azure Site-to-Site VPN

                                    Sophos UTM already natively supports automatic site-to-site VPN tunnels with BGP routing to AWS. I look forward to Sophos UTM supporting the same sort of site-to-site VPN tunnels with BGP to Microsoft Azure in public and private cloud deployments.

                                    I think the easiest way for this to work would be for Sophos UTM to look at the requirements of getting the VPN itself setup (which has been documented in the forums and works), then to make BGP work on top of that, then ensure that BGP and the VPN can work between multiple private cloud and public cloud sites, then…

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                                      5 comments  ·  VPN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • dyndns support for all-inkl

                                      Hi,

                                      please can you add all-inkl as dyndns provider. Server for Updates at all-inkl is: dyndns.kasserver.com

                                      Thanks in advance,
                                      regards
                                      Herbert

                                      51 votes
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                                      • Configurable http-port for WPAD configuration file download

                                        Web browsers automatic configuration feature uses wpad as hostname and http-port 80 (http://wpad/wpad.dat) to get the wpad.dat file.

                                        Unfortunately the UTM publish the wpad.dat file on the proxy-port (typically 8080) only.

                                        Please implement the possibility to setup the http-port for WPAD publishing.

                                        Thank you!

                                        11 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Web Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • OCSP Stapling Support for WAF

                                          Please can you Support OCSP Stapling.

                                          The obvious advantage to OCSP Stapling is the improvement in
                                          speed and availability of the OCSP certificate status check.

                                          OCSP Stapling helps maintain the privacy of the end user, since a CA can see which web sites a user has visited (only those web sites that have certificates issued by the CA). If OCSP Stapling is used, the CA will see OCSP requests
                                          only from the web site, not the web site’s end users.

                                          Many wi-fi hotspots use Captive Portals to control access to the
                                          Internet, sometimes requiring entry of a credit card number…

                                          9 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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