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WebAdmin: Export / Import of Network Definitions

Make it possible to export and import lists of definitions - especially host definitions.

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      • Nate OdegardNate Odegard commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        +1000 would be so much easier to transition clients from Sonicwall to Sophos if this was an option on the UTM 9 , we also have not been impressed with the XG, so it really only helps us on the SG line.

      • Sotiris BaxevanisSotiris Baxevanis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Dear Sophos, it seems the most important feature you have not implemented since 2009 is the import/export capability for UTM object definitions. Everyone here is asking for it and so am I. Why is this falling on death ears?

      • timelordtimelord commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We need this feature in UTM9, not XG. XG is terrible. We are considering changing our VPN vendor because of lack of features in UTM, and terrible configuration process in XG.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We have hundreds of network definitions that we would like this feature added for UTM 9.

      • mod2402mod2402 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Why all these new features are just planned for XG? We need this also in utm 9!
        Are there any features that will be implemented in utm 9.x?
        We lose more and more customers. All these customers are happy with utm 9 and they don't need XG. Is UTM 9 dead?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am aware that it can be done in copernicus but is there no way to export definitions at the moment

      • DougDoug commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I found this thread as I'm having to create a group for Exchange Online Protection. They have a really nice text list just begging for a copy/paste. Too bad for me this feature isn't available today. I do look forward to it in the future.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        In June 2009 (!!!!!!) this feature was requested, which is needed for exporting network definitions (maybe also firewall- and wepprotection-rules) and maybe to also import them again in a utm.

        As it is a lot of work to re-enter over 900IP’s (which we currently have) manually if we would have to transfer it to a different UTM etc.

        This is really important for us.

        Kind regards

        Ivan Sieder

      • mmmm commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        An import for "iptables-save" command would be very helpful!

      • Scott MorganScott Morgan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We need to be able to export network object definitions to match to the firewall rules for PCI compliance. Please make this happen.

      • Seth MillerSeth Miller commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Agreed....you guys really need to at least allow folks to import a list of hostnames and IPs or subnets, if for no other reason than to facilitate migrations away from other vendors! Please make this possible. it is clearly one of the most desired features from customers and partners.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Well,

        is it that difficult to add this import/export function. Would be very useful!!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have 21000+ IPs to block. It seems this haven't received any traction since 2009. Hopefully Sophos can implement this feature soon!

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