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  1. Request to have the helpdesk role in web appliance to manually synchronize the AD

    Hello Team,

    We have the partner here requesting to have the helpdesk role in web appliance to manually synchronize the AD. This will allow the customer to no need to call the partner just to request to manually synchronize the AD if there are changes done on AD. For your assistance please. Thank You.

    2 votes
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  2. Request to have option to change the interval for the default synch time of AD to Web appliance

    Hello Team,

    We have customer here requesting to to have option to change the interval for the default synch time of AD to Web appliance. Customer advise that they need to have shortened AD synch interval as when they do changes on AD, it takes time for the synchronization to take effect. Partner is aware that he can do the manual synchronization but he said that customer needs to contact him just to do the manual synchronization. For your assistance please. Thank You

    1 vote
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  3. Sophos Email Gateway Encryption Enhancement

    Email Gateway Encryption needs some enhancements.
    1. Option to disable multiple languages when users receive encrypted emails.
    2. Sophos uses Echoworx for encryption but doesn't utilize the web portal. Giving the ability to use the web portal for recipients to send back a message encrypted would be great and it will be secure.

    1 vote
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Block custom file extentions

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

    9 votes
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  7. 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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  8. Show correct error page when Uncategorized category is blocked

    When a user attempts to visit an invalid URL (does not resolve in DNS) and the Uncategorized category is set to Block on the WS, the user will incorrectly be shown a “Blocked due to category” error page. While the URL is likely ‘Uncategorized’, it would be more correct to show the user a splash screen for “Server Error Page” that explains “The web address you entered could not be found.” The “Blocked due to category” error page allows the user to submit a request for access to a URL that doesn’t exist, creates additional IT work orders, and wastes…

    3 votes
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  9. Reports which file type is blocked.

    Currently if a user has a problem with a certain site because a file type is blocked it is not displayed in the reports.

    So have to investigate this in the syslog if you have set it up or call Sophos support which takes too much time.

    Can the reason for the file type block be added in the reports?

    5 votes
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  10. 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

    2 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 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)

    6 votes
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  13. 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...

    6 votes
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  14. 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.

    3 votes
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  15. Allow individual users to be able to download certain extensions from individual websites

    We would like to be able to allow individual or a group of users to be able to download a file type from a certain website only.

    for example if ZIP files are blocked from being downloaded, however we have three users that often download from dropbox. We would like to allow these three users to be able to download ZIP files from dropbox only.

    24 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Upstream proxy settings not copied across to other SWA managed by SMA

    A Platinum customer has a large number of upstream proxy redirections which are set on the SWA5000. They wanted both SWA5000 and SWA5000b to have the same synced copy managed by the Management appliance.

    The settings are found under Network/Hostname/Upstream Proxies/Advanced options.

    It would be nice that upon joining the SMA1000 with the first appliance, that the option to upload the proxy list to the SMA1000 be allowed
    and then for the SMA1000 to have a configuration area for the same to push out to all web appliances in the management pool.

    5 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.

    3 votes
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  19. Ability to clear DNS cache via Web Interface.

    Ability to clear DNS cache via Web Interface.
    A simple button similar to the Clear Cache button to clear DNS information.
    At the least a option on the console (CLI) could be added to clear this.

    If important business related websites change
    IP addresses the SWA will continue to use old DNS/IP information until
    cleared or TTL is reached. This causes major issues if the SWA is the only
    internet gateway. Clearing/Refreshing DNS requires a Sophos Console Support
    session. Clearing the cache should be a simple process.

    16 votes
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  20. 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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