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  1. Permit invalid Transfer-encoding headers

    Request: Webserver from Skat.dk is sending invalid HTTP header values when downloading certain PDF files. The RFC the webserver is violating boils down to “binary” is not a valid value for the Transfer-encoding header.

    Could the SWA optionally allow these invalid header settings so that these files can be accessed?

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  2. 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…

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  3. Comment Field for Additional Policy Manual Entries

    Customer would like a comment field for IP Addresses or ranges of IP addresses under user "Additional Policy: Select Users" dialog box under the "Manual Entries" section. The ability to add a short comment would allow for better referencing and documentation of IP address

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  4. Comment Field for Bridged Mode Exclusions

    Customer would like a short comment field to allow for better referencing and documentation of IP address added to exclusion list.

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  5. Policy: Selective SafeSearch settings

    Advanced partner would like a feature request for the Sophos Web Appliances, which was in direct result to a conversation with an existing customer within the education sector.

    Currently, the SafeSearch feature is a global option, allowing you to turn it on or off for all users.

    Could we please:

    * Give the Administrators the option to turn this on or off per policy (Using Additional Policy Controls)

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    * Give the Administrators the option to remove certain sites from this safe search. IE, exclude YouTube but allow all other sites to be used with the SafeSearch facility turned on.

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  6. Improve policy prioritization

    When you have a large number of policies, It’s a pain when creating a new policy because this is always created at the bottom of the list and you have to move it up a step one click at a time.

    It would be great if you could select a group of policies and move them all in one go as you can in ISA so instead of moving a policy up past 50 or 60 other policies to get it to where it needs to be.

    An alternative would be to allow you to select where to create the…

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  7. I would like the option to see the full query string along with the base URL on user/site reports.

    I would like the option to see the full query string along with the base URL on user/site reports. Often times the query string contains very important web browsing information. For instance, when a user is on Google and they are doing searches, I cannot tell what they have searched unless it is in the Search Terms list – which only reports on specific words. Our previous web appliance, which was an iPrism by Edgewave, allowed us to see the full querystring.

    How will this new feature address your business requirements?: This would help our organization have more details on…

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  8. Modify individual Alerts on the appliances

    We require the ability to disable certain alerts, at present you only have the option to have email alerts on or off and this is no way of amending what is and is not alerted upon

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  9. Reporting: Reports for a specific website for a specific group

    Customer would like to be able to have scheduled reporting on a specific group for a specific website.
    So they only want a specified website in the report for who ever accessed it within the group.

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  10. Reports summarized by organizational departments instead of individual users.

    per case 3727737

    This would improve delivery of reports to upper Management as they would like to see more breakdown of reports by department as they have no idea which department the user works in. Having this breakdown can help management drill down to specific departments.

    How would you rate the importance of this feature?; 1 = Critical, 5 = Nice-to-have:4

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  11. "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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  12. 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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  13. 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.

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  14. "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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  15. HTML 5 support

    The ability of the Web Appliance to identify itself to a web site as a specific level of browser dependant on the requesting client connection. As a minimum, the ability to identify itself as a HTML5 compliant browser

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Advanced settings for "Search Term Alerts"

    Currently we're seeing a lot of customers that experience multiple emails when using the "Search Term Alerts" feature on the web appliance due to instant search which is enabled by default on sites such as google. Ie, customers are receiving an email for each letter typed into the search bar.

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  19. AD: User idenfication via an endpoint software agent

    We want a Directory Agent that we could install on our Domain PC's and MAC's that will notify the "in-line or bridged mode" WS1100 of who's logged in regardless of what browser they are using. This is highly needed because of all the types of browsers now on the market, NTLM does not play nice with all of them. Consequently, IE is the only one that pushes settings via GPO. Rather then using that, we'd much rather just have an agent that we can install on the machines.

    For any device not running the agent, have a web authentication popup…

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  20. Reporting: Exclude some substrings matches from Search Terms

    In the Reports --> "Search Terms", selectively exclude some matches (while still including substring matches). As an example, keep "sex" as a search term, but exclude "Sussex" (while still keeping "Include substring matches").

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