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  1. Categorization: Dynamic categorization for objectionable content

    Dynamic categorization is required to allow blocking of sites that contain objectionable content but are not categorized as such.

    For example, in some cases customers find that allowing Uncategorized sites exposes users to objectionable content, but blocking Uncategorized sites blocks sites they need to access.

    There are also situations where objectionable content might appear on categorized sites, which can be particularly problematic for school environments.

    18 votes
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  2. google drive

    If some one wants to allow only google drive and has also turned data leakage prevention web mail on to block gmail. They need to add google.com to the local site list and change the category to something which is allowed. This then breaks data leakage prevention. It would be nice to have an option which would allow or block google drive.

    1 vote
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  3. Proxy: Expose Maximum Connections figure

    The Maximum Connections figure has so far only been seen by us when being actually reached, sending the proxy critical; we receive an SMS warning at that point, but no indication in reports
    or an Exception in System Status. Knowing how close to the maximum figure we are at any given time would allow us to plan ahead of time for capacity increase without causing failures and downtime – or support overhead. It is absolutely vital that a maximum,
    or, just as importantly, near maximum that will in essence effectively cause failure to be either raised as an Exception (for…

    1 vote
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  4. Block Newly Registered Websites

    The ability to block newly registered websites would be great. So many new sites are created with malicious intent. Say 30 days or 60 days. The Sophos Firewall has the ability to do this, so should the Web Gateway.
    Thanks!

    1 vote
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  5. sophos email appliance quarantine summary to specific users only

    We have customer here requesting to have option to enable quarantine summary to specific users only

    1 vote
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  6. Admin can choose not to trust default trusted sites

    Can we have a button which gives us an option to turn on/off the defaulted trusted sites set by sophos labs.

    Reason being if a customer has setup a rule to say block all exe , if the site is default trusted by labs the user can download the exe. Some customers do not want any site trusted.

    5 votes
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  7. Email Applicance - Possibility to remove Disposition-Notification-To and Return-Receipt-To headers

    Product "Email Appliance" is not available so posting it hear instead.
    Sometimes we receive e-mails which have the headers "Disposition-Notification-To: " and "Return-Receipt-To: " set.
    I would like to remove those 2 headers (only for certain recipients) and sent the mail through.

    2 votes
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  8. Implement some basic security features.

    The standard Web Gateway install exhibits the following behaviour that really should be fixed.

    Revoked leaf certificate - treats as trusted.
    Bad HPKP pin - treats as trusted.
    SHA-1 signed certificate - treats as trusted.
    Invalid SCT - treats as trusted.

    I mean come on, not checking for revoked certificates is pathetic in what's meant to be a security product.

    4 votes
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  9. Deactivate encrypted file blocking by URL

    Hi guys,

    at the moment it is only possible to block ALL encrypted and unscannable files under Filtering Options -> Misc

    It would be great to get an option in the Exceptions to deactivate the blocking for encrypted files by URL.

    3 votes
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  10. Consolidate update alerts for managed appliances

    I’d like to put in a feature request wherein web appliances that are connected to a central management console only email out once with a list of appliances that have not updated rather than each and every box sending an email every night.
    The current system is very loud and annoying to those who don’t subscribe to automatic updates and I think the same point can be made with just one email.

    3 votes
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  11. download size

    Set the maximum Downlaod-Size of File in Rules.
    We want to set a Rule for Users or IPs that control the max. Size of a Download-File. e. g. is not allowed to Download a File with over 25MB.
    In SiteKiosk we can set this Option, but when the Sophos Web Appliance is used as Proxy, the Download starts and get the hole File (e. g. 100MB) and then SiteKiosk can say: No, Download is to large ...

    3 votes
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  12. Generic block option

    Generic Block for local site list.

    This came up when trying to block a website for all our sites except for one.
    Additional policy was created to allow the site, but to block other sites we changed the Category to something that was blocked. This does not indicate the correct reason.

    Unable to use global block tag as it has higher precedence.

    3 votes
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  13. Have the ability to modify the Syslog output format

    The ability to modify the syslog output would be a great feature so that we can tailor that output to a format that works best with our SIEM.

    3 votes
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  14. Reporting: Real-time view of traffic/connections in GUI.

    Customers would like to be able to see what connections are occurring through the appliance an any given time to be able to look at load issues or to troubleshoot issues with out the help of support.

    47 votes
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  15. SNMP monitoring on the Web appliance

    Implementing SNMP to get all critical information from CPU, HDD, Memory and NW Card. If it is possible to get the counters from the status page that would be very nice.

    We must have all our systems in production in our network monitoring system to get the relevant information needed for SLA and capacity planning. SNMP is the preferred method for doing this.

    40 votes
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  16. email stamp

    Adding the ability to add a stamp to email above the text as a warning example "Warning Do not open attachment or click on links from people you do not know or untrusted sources"

    2 votes
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  17. Include Source IP on Syslog Output

    Currently, only the username is included in the syslog output. Please add in the source ip as well.

    1 vote
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  18. Administrator audit log

    An audit log of all the actions and policy changes performed with the username, date and time.

    52 votes
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  19. Change user request-email address

    When a user requests a page or want to have a category changed, the email address where the request is going to should be configurable (instead of going to the alert recipients in general)
    It also could be usefull for other customers using role based management to send user request mails e.g. to a helpdesk admin, and not to the appliance admin.

    7 votes
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  20. Multi AD Support

    Some customers have more than one AD domain not trusted each other

    37 votes
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