Secure Web Gateway

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Secure Web Gateway

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  1. Separate Web Gateway Role from Help Desk read

    I'd suggest removing the Web Gateway logs readability and search from the Help Desk and Read-only Roles. I need help desk folks to be able to troubleshoot the end-point by disabling the tamper protection, call into support, etc. What I don't want is the ability for all the help desk personnel to see and search the browsing history of any user, especially VIPs. Is there already a way to do this?

    2 votes
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  2. 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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  3. Web

    Audit/System configuration log in order to determine when changes are made by a user. The log should be able to identify time of access to the web appliance, who accessed it, and what changes to the appliance, policies, and other configurations were made by that user. The report/log should also would be useful if the Administrator could export the log (i.e PDF, CSV, etc)

    1 vote
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  4. Ability to search logs with IP address or domain of a site visited by a user utilizing the CWG.

    One of our largest platinum service CWG client who is using cloud web gateway services globally requests this feature to be added as soon as possible as this is hindering their global response capabilities.

    They are not able to filter logs under logs section of CWG dashboard on Sophos Central by entering destination IP or domain a user has visited.

    8 votes
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  5. Not able to access money control

    sir,
    I am not able to connect with some of the sites like moneycontrol.com, karvyonline.com. these sites are only for stock trading nothing else. And I am investor in share market and I want to watch those sites regularly as it is my field of studying and also I am having financial interests in them. kindly remove the blockage to access them, so could I use them.
    thanking you

    1 vote
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Request to support VMWare ESXi 6.5 for the virtual web appliance

    Request to support VMWare ESXi 6.5 for the virtual web appliance installation.

    4 votes
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  9. Website Tags - Options to Warn / Audit

    It would be very useful for testing custom URL tagging if we were able to audit, in addition to allowing and blocking, clicks through to URLs we have tagged. This would allow us to deploy large changes at a large scale with no impact while we observe the potential impact.

    3 votes
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  10. Web Gateway Reporting - Total Browse Time By User

    Being able to run reports on individual users for total browse time during a day, or other period of time, is a pretty standard report on most any other web filter and is painfully lacking in the Cloud Web Gateway. This is a pretty common request from HR departments to get an idea if someone is not managing their time appropriately. The report should be based on activity to get an idea of how long someone was actively browsing web pages.

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  11. Allow access to specific URLs with the rest of the domain blocked

    It should be a feature to be able to allow access to certain pages within domains that are blocked.
    For example block google docs as a whole but allow access to a specific URL for access to a document without having to open up access to the whole of Google Docs.

    4 votes
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  12. Bandwidth Throttling Based On Category

    It would be very helpful to be able to throttle bandwidth usage to sites in certain categories.
    For example limiting the bandwidth to sites such as YouTube.

    4 votes
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  13. Searching feature when end users browse through the list.

    The list of logs that were quarantine could be many 1000 messages and it would be convenient if users can find a specific email that was mistakenly placed in the quarantine log by entering sender email or subject of the message.

    3 votes
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  14. Splashtop App

    Dear All,

    We installed Sophos Web Gateway on a computer and we use Splashtop Business to connect to other remote computer.

    For this Computer, we want to block all the connections except the access for Splashtop.

    So, we created a Policie, and blocked all the settings except Splashtop.

    We had the Ip address and the domain of Splashtop's servers but he changes many times.


    I don't want to add every months the new ip address or the domains.

    is it possible to Add Splashtop Business in App Filters, like Google APP?


    Thank You

    Vivien Pegane

    3 votes
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  15. 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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  16. LastPass

    In Sophos Central > Web Gateway > Application Control > Password/License recovery tool section, please add LastPass password manager

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  17. More Granular Control Over Granting Access to File Sharing Services

    Rather than an all or nothing policy it would be extremely useful to be able to have more granular control over the level of access provided for file sharing services such as Dropbox. By more granular I mean being able to provide access to specific folders rather than the whole service. I have been advised by Sophos technical support this is currently not possible hence my request.

    3 votes
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  18. 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.

    5 votes
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  19. 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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  20. spam notification for the recipient that a spam has been received and quarantine.

    Customer would like to have a feature to notify the recipient that a spam has been received and quarantine.

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