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  1. Ability to highlight banner background and text colours

    It would be useful to highlight banners with a choice of colours for background and text to catch a users attention.

    1 vote
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  2. More granular search parameters required for Recent Activity Search

    When conducting a Recent Activity Search By User it would be more than helpful to display the IP address of the device that was being used by the user at the time of URL access. We have had a number of occasions where Indicators of Compromised servers have been flagged to us and we need to trace the users and devices that have attempted to access these sites however this is not possible as the search parameters and detail given is not granular enough. The IP addresses are shown when you use a By Suspicious Activity search so the information…

    5 votes
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  3. White-List emails by subject\keywords

    Hello,

    Please allow White-listing\Blacklisting of Email by Subject Line and\or Keyword.

    Our HR gets emails from personal emails address all of the time for users replying to job postings. As these emails come from their personal email address @aol.com @gmail.com it in not feasible to white-list all these personal address. All the address however have "application" in the subject line. If we were able to white list emails with "application" keyword in the subject this would greatly increase our HR departments ability to get and analyze these emails instead of having to release them from quarantine every day.

    2 votes
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  4. Schedule automatic update for each cluster on email appliance

    Hello Team,

    We have a customer requesting to have schedule automatic update for each cluster on email appliance. For your assistance please. Thank You.

    1 vote
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  5. People list to show Domain as well as AD Username

    We use AD Sync over multiple domains. Currently we can only see the AD username but cannot see which domain this belongs to. This makes it difficult to report on individual domains, and impossible to tell which user is which when the same name is used on more than 1 domain.
    Ideally the username would be shown as: domain\username

    4 votes
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  6. Integrate Sophos with JIRA

    When Sophos email an alert to the Sophos admins have Sophos automatically create a JIRA ticket with the information from the Sophos alert then the service desk will get that ticket immediately and be able to investigate.

    3 votes
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  7. Request to have option on web interface of web appliance to retrieve traffic logs from the backend

    Hello Team,

    We have customer here requesting to have option on web interface of web appliance to retrieve traffic logs from the shell or back end of web appliance. For your assistance please
    Thank You.

    1 vote
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  8. Record HTTP headers

    Today, Sophos Web Appliance records HTTP URLs, caller (using LDAP) and timestamp.

    I'd like to request that it should also record HTTP headers.

    We are existing clients who'd like to audit HTTP calls and we need the headers to be included.

    1 vote
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  9. Block custom file extentions

    I would like to see the ability to block custom file extensions and not just the predefined ones.

    7 votes
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  10. Email Gateway - Message Summary need more detailed information.

    I'd like the ability to drill down into the bar graphs to see user name and messages which are being reported on.

    2 votes
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  11. To upgrade the Sophos Virtual Web Appliance hardware version to VMX10

    Hi Team,

    There are various problems in terms of performance of Sophos Virtual Web Appliance hardware version vmx4.

    Its always better to be on latest version for better efficiency and performance.

    Our environment recommended to upgrade the Sophos Web Appliance hardware version from vmx4 to VMX10 but Unfortunately the vmx10 officially you have not tested the hardware version 10 with the Sophos Web Appliance.

    and its not recommended as of now. could you please test the vmx10 version and make it officially supported

    Regards
    Tajudeen

    1 vote
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  12. Web appliance status to show free disk space

    Following an outage that impacted end users through appliance not accepting connections resulting in web pages being inaccessible, requesting functionality to display used and free disk space on (virtual) Web Appliance. It would also be useful to be able to query this using SNMP (see separate Idea submitted by another user in 2012) and/or receive email alerts when disk free space was below a set threshold.

    Background is that disk was so full that even after expanding virtual disk, the inbuilt appliance function to expand the disk would not execute because it could not write the necessary scripts to the…

    5 votes
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  13. websocket support in SWA

    Hi..

    customers would like to have websockets (RFC 6455) being supported/transported by the SWA.

    Thanks a lot for considering!

    Kind regards..
    uɐɟǝʇS

    (Sophtrac 7432710)

    5 votes
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  14. Please add "WeTransfer" as WebAppliacation in SWA

    "WeTransfer" should be available in WebAppliaction on the SWA.
    Please add the Web Application control for this webservice on the SWA!
    (Due to customers request Sophtrac 7041991)
    Thanks for considering!
    Kind regards...

    5 votes
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  15. Allow mDNS/Bonjour on the local LAN to work in the browsers.

    Allow mDNS/Bonjour on the local LAN to work in the browsers. The web protection currently blocks them for no apparent reason.Put an option in the software to allow mDNS to work, it IS the age of iOT after all.

    4 votes
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  16. Logging of all requests hitting the web proxy

    It would be really handy if the logs showed failed authentication, or the option of showing these. If there are any other requests that hit the proxy which it ignores show these too.

    Resorting to packet capture on the client I think is over the top. It also can cause wasted time as presently as authentication exceptions put in like others do not always work for what ever the reason.

    2 votes
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  17. SWA: Add support as a web application Skype Web (https://web.skype.com)

    Add support to Allow Skype Web (https://web.skype.com) in the "Web Applications" instead of allowing the whole category: chat.

    4 votes
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  18. Enable Kerberos Support for Windows Clients

    Currently all authentication between Windows machines and the Sophos Web Appliance occurs using NTLM, we would like to move to using only Kerberos.

    2 votes
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  19. Support vMotion

    Support for vMotion should be added to the product. A huge proportion of customers require vMotion on their virtual hosts at which point they are running an unsupported configuration.

    3 votes
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  20. X-Forwarded-For feature for web appliance

    organisation uses the Google Apps suite quite heavily. We put so much load to them that they end up putting Captcha verifications on searches as per this doc: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/86640?hl=en

    A way to mitigate these things from happening in scenario’s where organisations may have all of their traffic exiting one or two public IP’s is to implement the X-Forwarded-For into the HTTP header. It means that the web server in question (eg Google) can differentiate between one client and the other.

    12 votes
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    We have implemented a back-end feature to add X-Forwarded-For headers to HTTP requests in version 4.2.0 of the Web Appliance. At present it must be enabled by Sophos support but we are considering adding it as a UI option in the future.

    Note that this feature only works for non-secure HTTP so it may not help for the Google situation where the default is for traffic to use HTTPS. This is because with HTTPS, the headers are all part of the secured, encrypted communication within an SSL tunnel. There is no equivalent protocol that would work on SSL traffic.

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