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  1. Let's Encrypt Integration

    It would be very nice if Let's Encrypt CA start with public certificates (letsencrypt.org), that we can get certs throug the UTM Gui. So that the "Let's Encrypt Client" is integrated in the UTM. Would it be possible?
    Best Regards

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      77 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • websocket support for WAF

      we are hosting a SignalR hub (http://signalr.net/) behind a Sophos UTM 320. We use the Web Server Protection feature extensively in our environment, and as such have opted to use the same for this.
      SignalR will always try to use Web Sockets (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebSocket), a new HTML5 API, and fallback to other technologies where this isn't possible to be used.
      Since we've been hosting the hub via the reverse proxy, none of our clients are able to connect via Web Sockets :so having support for websockets in WAF would be super cool

      612 votes
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        20 comments  ·  Web Server 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 :)

        606 votes
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          25 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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 :-)

          450 votes
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            13 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Reverse Proxy: Authentication Offloading like TMG

            will there be a feature like Authentication / captive portal (e.g. the proxy settings"transparent with authentication" ) for enabling a reverse proxy?
            This would be so usfull for small installations with no frontend exchange / DMZ.
            (juniper calls this "webauth" )

            394 votes
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              23 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              Planned  ·  Angelo ComazzettoAngelo Comazzetto responded

              We are hard at work on this feature and will deliver the first implementation of front end authentication as part of our Web Server protection (reverse proxy) in UTM 9.2. The public beta will begin in October. Stay Tuned!

            • Web Server Protection: Certificate-based Authentication

              I would appreciate to support certificate-based authentication like at Microsoft TMG. I don't know why Sophos is making advertisements for "Replace your TMG with Sophos UTM" if UTM even can't do this! I want the reverse proxy to check a client certificate, If this certificate is not valid or it doesn't exists it shows an error page.

              TMG Config: http://4sysops.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/SSL-Client-Certificate-Authentication_thumb.png

              297 votes
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                9 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Web Application Firewall: Remote Desktop Gateway support

                Similar to support for Outlook Anywhere, it would be really beneficial if the WAF allowed for the publishing of Remote Desktop Gateway and handled those methods. RDG_OUT_DATA followed by RPC_IN_DATA and RPC_OUT_DATA, and including /RemoteDesktopGateway in the request. It seems like common functionality that many customers must be looking for...

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                  16 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Web Server Protection: Support for ActiveSync 14.1

                  WAF doesn't support ActiveSync 14.1, i.e. after you install SP3 for Exchange 2010, you can't use use WAF to protect your ActiveSync Server anymore. This is poor.

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                    Under Review  ·  5 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Reverse proxy add encodedslashes option

                    Please provide the option in the Reverse proxy to enable encodedslashes for a specific virtual webserver.

                    Because some web applications use for example %2F for a slash and the reverse proxy cannot translate this back to / because of allowencodedslashes is not enabled by default. So this results in a 404 error.

                    http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/core.html#allowencodedslashes

                    When changing the configuration file of the reverseproxy it is working fine, but the configuration is overwritten all the time. So a checkbox in the Webadmin to enable this option would be nice.

                    113 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make Web Application Firewall Site Path Routing case insensitive.

                      Site Path Routing should have an option to treat the path in a case neutral manner.

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                        3 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Web Server Protection: Transparent reverse proxy

                        Please provide the option to use reverse proxy also with transparent mode. This way permits to have the real remote host IP traced on the web server log files instead of the IP of the firewall. Now without transparent mode, every web analyzer software is not able to give real traffic reports...

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                          11 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Web server protection - Add HSTS header support

                          Request that the Sophos UTM supports HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS). RFC6797 - https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6797

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                            3 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Web Application Security: White / Blacklist Support for Visitor IP's

                            I would like to see an option to deny or allow certain ip adresses that can access the webservers. Not only based on country but on the ip adres itself.

                            65 votes
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                              Under Review  ·  14 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Web Application Firewall OTP support for form to form authentication

                              Support for form to form authentication with one time passwords in the WAF.

                              The WAF should be able to pass authentication through to a website which authenticates using a form (as opposed to only basic auth) if there is configuration on the UTM that defines the URL to the page which can process the login (not the login form) and the field names for the username and password.

                              65 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • WebServer Protection: Allow for larger upload handling

                                For web sites with larger uploads (e.g. ownCloud) there is currently a 128MB (134217728 byte) limit in Web Server protection, the so called request body limit in ModSecurity.
                                Please add the possibility to configure this parameter (it's "SecRequestBodyLimit" in the Apache config) to allow larger uploads to sites protected by WAF.

                                59 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • WebServer Protection: GZIP encoding of proxied HTTP traffic

                                  The WAF strips the Accept-Encoding header from client requests, which is fine, as compression is not generally useful between the origin server and the proxy. However, it doesn't use the header itself, either. It doesn't compress proxied traffic before returning it to the client. Interestingly, pages generated by the WAF itself (such as error documents) are compressed. Only the proxied content remains uncompressed, and this can have a substantial impact on page speed.

                                  53 votes
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                                    5 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • HTTPS Reverse Proxy

                                    When using ASG to terminate SSL sessions (SSL Offloading), it’s sometimes needed to get the client certificate (mutual authentication) and pass some SSL info such as SSL Session IDs and Client-SSL Certificate information (e.g. certificate fingerprint and serial number) inside HTTP header to be used and processed by the protected web applications.
                                    An example of this use; let’s assume that I have a plain-text web application with certificate-based user authentication, so, it’s necessary to have such features in my WAF appliance.

                                    42 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable Web Application Firewall support to specify cipher strengths it can accept. Either cipher-by-cipher basis or on a weak/med/strong cat

                                      Enable Web Application Firewall support to specify cipher strengths it can accept. Either cipher-by-cipher basis or on a weak/med/strong category.

                                      39 votes
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                                      • Improve web load balancing healthchecks

                                        Can we please get Layer 7 http health-checks when using the WAF? We'd like to look at http response code on a configured object and/or match some text received in a response.

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                                          4 comments  ·  Web Server Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • MDM based access through Reverse Proxy

                                          With MDM (as a service) being connected to a UTM it would be good to be able to set up a Reverse Proxy (WAF) profile as counterpart. I.e.: only devices allowed by MDM may pass to ActiveSync.

                                          This way it would not be necessary to set up a dedicated machine for this task and DNAT rule (and you can still use 443 for other webservers as well on the same IP).

                                          This way UTM and MDM would benefit (UTM being more value to MDM SaaS customers). This will greatly emphasize Sophos product interconnection.

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