XG Firewall

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XG Firewall

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  1. Better categorisation of websites

    There needs to be better categorisation of websites. Currently we have to block the "Entertainment" category in school because a lot of illegal movie streaming sites are categorised under this category. There should either be another category made for "Illegal media download/streaming" or they should at a bare minimum be categorised as "Video Hosting"

    13 votes
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  2. Web proxy client

    Add the ability to protect roaming user (system on Datacard, Public WiFi, Hotspot). It should not be dependent of any browser line Endpoint Protection but pure network LSP client.

    2 votes
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  3. URL Groups Clone or Import Facility

    Feature of creating list of URLs is already there in Sophos, which is a really an essential featured. But for separate policies we need to create separate URL groups, in which most of the URLs are common. So I suggest like there is a option of Policy Cloning, we should have similar option of cloning a URL group/s or import and export of complete list of URLs in/from a group. This will ease the process of creating different URL groups for different policies. Currently we have to type of copy/paste only one URL at a time for creating a new…

    4 votes
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  4. Web Filter should log if a transaction is decrypted or not

    Insert a column in the logviewer to indicate if a page is decrypted for https when "Decrypt & Scan HTTPS" is on.

    5 votes
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  5. URL feedback enhancement

    On your support site please give us the abitlity to see how websites are categorised:
    https://secure2.sophos.com/de-de/support/contact-support.aspx

    Now it is only possible to send a url sample for a certain url. It would be better if you can make an url lookup to see how specific sites are caterorised.

    It should be possible similar to the mcafee trusted source site when you search for a specific url:
    https://www.trustedsource.org/

    This would make the admins life way easier to commit url samples.

    26 votes
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  6. Per-policy control for SafeSearch

    Please provide the option to enable/disable Safe search and youtube restricted mode per policy.

    In schools we need the ability to enable/disable the safesearch and youtube restricted mode based on the policy for individual user groups rather than globally while at the same time as having web category filtering.

    For example we would like to turn safesearch mode and youtube restricted mode off for certain staff groups but while maintaining the category filtering, where as students we want safesearch and the youtube restricted mode on at all time.

    88 votes
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  7. Exception ftp

    Allow FTP malware scanning exception.

    The aim is, for example, to be able to prevent malware scanning on FTP traffic to a specific destination. At the moment, the only way to perform this is by configuring a specific firewall rule with malware scanning disabled on this rule.

    4 votes
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  8. Category based surfing quota

    We have a request about surfing quota based on a specific category or categories. Right now, this is fuction is available for the general internet but not for a specific category. For instance, we need to restrict the users for accessing to social network websites about an hour a day. After they fill one hour allowance to social networking sites, they will not be able to reach to social networking but they will be able to use their usual internet usage.
    This function is available for other firewall brands and it is really necessary for some customers. I hope you…

    31 votes
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  9. Webpolicy default policy

    Web filter Default policy comes auto-expanded whenever we click on protection - Web.

    This is annoying as every time we need to shrink it and go to our required.

    Also, there is no filter option to search policy while such filter option given in application policy.

    5 votes
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  10. Separating “YouTube Restricted Mode” from "Enable SafeSearch" feature

    Separating YouTube "Restricted Mode" from "Enforce Safe Search" option in XG Firewall would allow much more flexibility for customers.
    YouTube "Restricted Mode" is currently just too “restricted” (not usable) and customers should have possibility to turn it on or off without impact on SafeSearch.
    On the other side, SafeSearch is very useful feature that customers would probably have always on.

    97 votes
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  11. Web or App categories for Office 365 and Suite

    Create New web category and application category for only Microsoft office 365 and Google business to make it easier to allow it directly without the need to create it manually

    18 votes
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  12. Block TLD

    Allow blocking of entire top level domains for example .tv or .ru.

    19 votes
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  13. Add "Top bandwidth users" and "Top bandwidth destinations"

    Can you add Top Bandwidth Users and Top Bandwidth Destinations to the dashboard or someplace easy to access?

    36 votes
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  14. Disable web caching by default on XG firewalls

    Nowadays it is very rare to use web caching given the speeds/bandwidth of todays networks. This feature is on by default on the XG firewall - most products no matter the vendor has this option disabled.

    Caching often causes issues more issues than benefits and can often break webpages and is something overlooked.

    8 votes
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  15. Keyword blocking

    We have been told time and time again, that the XG has feature Parity with the SG firewall. However this is not the case.

    Can you please add the ability to block based on keywords. This feature is extremely useful when attempting to sell to a school or charity, or any organisation

    14 votes
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  16. Allow specific file size uploading in HTTP, HTTPS & Applications

    Dear Developer Team,
    We should permit users to open a webmail (like Gmail.com or other public webmail or event Facebook, Dropbox, Onedrive, Google Drive) but i don't want to permit to attach file/upload file in a new mail on the webmail, or Personal Network Storage, AND i can permit to upload specific file size, In this way i can block a possible disclosure of corporate DATA.
    This option should in XG Firewall to protect corporate "VERY VERY IMP DATA".
    I hope you will consider this & will get soon this options in upcoming firmware.

    Thanks.

    6 votes
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  17. XG Firewall allow only specific youtube channel

    As what I observe during our POC on client. They want to allow the specific channel of their own youtube account and block other sites. Other competitors of Sophos don't have any features also on to this.

    Purpose: users can access only their channel videos on youtube

    Thank you in advance Sophos Team!

    13 votes
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  18. Scan files without size limit

    Please make us able to deactivate size Limit in Realtime scanning mode.
    Please vote it!

    18 votes
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  19. Download and scanning progress in batch mode

    In Batch scanning mode under Web>protection you don't see any Progress like with UTM.
    Please add this feature!

    28 votes
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  20. webRTC

    Support for webrtc protocols in webprotections

    7 votes
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