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  1. Improve streaming media on iOS devices.

    As per support request 3725151, streaming media will not play unless the site is set to trusted on the web appliance's local site list. This is getting very cumbersome to manage with the amount of sites now containing streaming media.

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  2. More detailed download reporting

    We've had a customer request the ability to drill down further in the download reporting in Reports > Policy & Content > Downloads as at current the actual downloads / users cannot be viewed, only the size of downloads for a specified period.

    2 votes
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  3. AD: Custom schedules for AD Sync

    When adding new users to groups that are used in Additional Policies we have to manually Sync Directory Services to reflect this group membership change. We would like the ability for an Administrator to define a schedule for Active Directory Synchronization.

    2 votes
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  4. Include HTTPS transactions in the Site Visits By User report.

    When HTTPS scanning is not enabled, the web appliance has no ability to see what goes on in that tunnel once the HTTPS connection has been established. This means that we can see the initial connect but not what requests were made or the bytes associated with any further requests made inside that tunnel. For this reason, I understand a design decision was made not to include any HTTPS traffic in that report.

    Customer has requested that we provide the option to include this type of data in the Site Visits by User report even if the accuracy of the…

    2 votes
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  5. "Download Options" configurable in user policy

    Allow download options need to be set at the additional policy level and not at the current global policy setting level.

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  6. Include Sharepoint into the data leakage component of the web appliance

    The company regards security as
    it's upmost priority, holding major contracts with the MOD. As such the company
    needs to demonstrate good risk management, especially regarding the threat of
    data leakage. As more and more partners work in collaborative environments and
    require our employees to access these environments the company feels some level
    of control is required. Currently these environments are not recognized by the
    Sophos appliance as threats and consequently gives no access
    control.

    3 votes
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  7. Reporting: Report on Uncategorized Web Sites

    This will over time provide meaningful management reports on usage patterns based on category classification of sites visited. With the proposed approach from a company perspective if the identification and classification of uncategorised sites of the most common sites (say top 10%) if this was automated overtime your classifications will have higher classified detection rate.

    per case 3616231

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  8. Define custom filetypes

    A customer of ours has raised a request to be able to block custom filetypes, for example - defining ".nzb" files as an additional filetype to be blocked or warned against.

    1 vote
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  9. Display an 'Acceptable Use Policy' page without requiring login

    Our customer is currently using WebMarshal for their web filtering solution and will be moving to the Sophos Web Appliance. One of the key Information Governance requirements is that they currently have a landing page when a user launches IE which advises users of the acceptable usage policy for web browsing over their network. This landing page is only displayed once every 24 hours per user session.

    I believe there is no equivalent with the Sophos Web Appliance unless you use the 'Captive Portal' option which would prompt the user for authentication before they are allowed to Web browse.

    2 votes
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  10. Create a master group of PRODUCTIVITY LOSS that is comprised of sub groups of all the categories, so that reports can be run

    Site have a WEB Appliance (hardware WS5000) and need to:
    Create a master group of PRODUCTIVITY LOSS that is comprised of sub groups of all the categories, so that reports can be run
    (ie How long has Joe Bloggs been on non work related sites?)

    2 votes
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  11. Reporting: Report on a time band across multiple days

    For example, be able to run a report for bandwidth utilization that covers only the hours 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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  12. Reporting: Users with top blocked request

    I would like to run a report that will list all users by blocked request. This will allow administrators to see users who are attempting to bypass the filtering, and or have a compromised machine.

    New custom report >> Available Reports: Users >> Today >> All Departments >> With the Action "Blocked" and then be able to sort by Requests.

    3 votes
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  13. "Allow user feedback" that is anonymous

    The American Civil Liberties Union successfully filed suit against a school district for not allowing anonymous submission for changes to blocked web sites. I am requesting that under “Allow User Feedback” that the request come in anonymously even when Active Directory / eDirectory authentication is enabled.

    What would you like this new feature to be/do? Allow anonymous submission for changes to blocked websites when “Allow User Feedback” is enabled and LDAP authentication is enabled.

    How will this new feature address your business requirements? It will allow us to comply with the legal requirements of the United States and Washington State.

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  14. Reporting: Reports by Tag, showing results of search by Tag on Local Site List.

    Creating Reports by Tag, showing the same results of search by Tag, using "Show filters" option, on Local Site List, but with the original Category and Risk Class shown for each site found.

    Customer's business needs are:
    - when the employee who checks Appliance Reports for Italian law compliance went to Cariparma, when he saw that a huge numbers of sites could be added to Local Site List, assigning tags, recategorizing them and overriding risk class, he told them he needs the results of searching Local Site List by tag, thanks to 'Show filters' option, as a Report and with…

    3 votes
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  15. Customized reporting option to tie UserID with logged IP

    Customized reporting option to tie UserID with logged IP information when performing a Search By User or the ability to create enhanced custom reports by date and time with any fields within the database for correlation of usable data for various events.

    2 votes
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  16. WCCP to listen on port 2048 to work with Fortinet Firewall

    Customer would like to have the SWA listen on port 2048 so it would work with Fortinet firewall. This is to establish WCCP GRE Tunnel with the Fortigate Firewall.

    3 votes
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  17. Ability to customize the "Submit request" page

    When going to a blocked page, if "Allow user feedback" is enabled in the policy, users are able to "Submit request" to the administrator.

    The "Submit request" page cannot be customized; it would be nice if you could do that.

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  18. Enable Data Loss controls by user/group

    At present, Data Loss controls (Webmail, Blogs & Forums posting) are globally configured for all users. Make them configurable by policy.

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  19. IPv6 Support

    We've had multiple customers requesting updates on when the web appliance will include IPv6 Support.

    5 votes
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  20. Add hyperlink from PUA User Submissions to Download Options

    Add a visible hyperlink from PUA User Submissions section to Configuration -> Download Options. It is difficult for those new to the web appliance to know where already authorized PUAs are located. Especially since they disappear from User Submissions after a decision is made.

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