XG Firewall

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XG Firewall

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  1. Quarantine mail contains only reason "File-Extension" but not which extension exactly

    We have configured the system to quarantine emails with certain extensions.
    However, the recipient then only sees the quarantine reason "File Extension" in the notification. It is urgently desired that he also sees directly which file extension it is. The admin only sees this in the mail manager.

    5 votes
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  2. Ability to send quarantined messages to shared mailboxes

    We have quite a few shared mailboxes for the likes of HR, Finance and reception to name a few. Whilst I can send individuals a quarantine report to their mailbox there doesn't seem to be the ability to do this with shared mailboxes, or at least they do not show up in the list.

    3 votes
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  3. Possibility to except source networks in SMTP exceptions

    In the current version (17.5.5) it is still not possible to define whole source networks in SMTP exceptions. It is only possible to select single ip hosts or fqdn hosts.
    In a few cases you need to exclude whole /27 networks from greylisting, SPF and more. Very annoying to create single hosts to add.

    8 votes
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  4. Quarantine Digest based on mail domain

    The quarantine report is only sended to users registered on the firewall (manually created or LDAP users that logged into the user portal for example)
    If there is a mail quarantined for a user that hasn't logged into the user portal yet, no quarantine digest will be sended.
    I request an option for quarantine digest to send the report based on the recepient-domain without the necessity to log in for the users (something like there was on the utm)

    5 votes
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  5. Info which blacklist triggered and why

    When a mail has been rejected I can see this in the log but I don't know which RBL has triggerd this and why.
    I wish more details in the email log.

    17 votes
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  6. Send Quarintine Digest for all configured domains

    If you have 2 email domains defined, xyz.com and xyzllc.com, and emails to both domains go to the same users, the quarantine digest is sent for xyz.com but not for xyzllc.com.

    2 votes
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  7. Support the use of FQDN and IP lists objects in Email Filtering.

    The UI functionality is there but it saves without any errors although it doesn't work at all.
    This allows customers with a large number of backup MXs or those using commercial backup MXs (it won't pass the SPF checking normally unless you make an exception rule for every single one of them....) to bypass SPF or any other checking.

    4 votes
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  8. Outlook Plugin to let users access quarantined emails instead of the portal

    It would be nice if there was an outlook plugin that could communicate with the XG mail quarantine and list off what is in a users email quarantine inside of outlook without having to have a user login again. This way users would not have to access the portal using a web browser to control email. It could simply list what the emails info just as in portal and have a download to outlook option as well. It would seriously help with deploying an additional security measure, for example I currently have Office 365 security enabled, users get spam mail…

    3 votes
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  9. quarentine

    It would be helpful to have an editable summary message with either my company logo or at least Sophos's logo to quickly know it is official. We are seeing scam messages get through pretending to me SPAM reports.

    3 votes
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  10. Combine Mail exeptions

    Combine Mail Exeptions like Sender (and/or) Mailserver (and/or) receipient address to
    make it more powerful and flexible.

    4 votes
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  11. Implement Soft Greylisting

    The bigger mail providers are sending the mails from its customers with different mail servers which are having different IP addresses to balance the load. But this is very difficult for a greylisting mechanism which is programed very strict. As a result some mails are coming through late or senders which are on the whitelist are blocked.

    There is a mechanism around which is called "Soft Greylisting". For example: The last byte inside of an IPv4 address is not getting analyzed in the assumption that the mail server are normally together in a subnet.

    I would like to get "Soft…

    32 votes
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  12. log viewer rejected\dropped emails

    Prior to 17.5 upgrade, you could see details about an email that was rejected\dropped (senders IP address, among other details) that seems to have been removed in this latest firmware. Hovering over the email in the mail logs says why it was rejected, but the only way to get more detail now would be to open an console session. Please add functionality back in future releases (we are running in MTA mode)

    10 votes
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  13. DLP protection sesativity

    It has come to my attention that DLP on the XG only catches certain things like social security numbers and bank accounts if there are 10 or more listed in the email. Most my clients when sending emails are referring to a single account with one or maybe two social security numbers, so these would never get caught. Even one social security number or bank account not encrypted in an email is a big problem.

    1 vote
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  14. What is Email Appending?

    Everything about Email appending is explained over here

    Visit: http://globalelist.com/blog/what-is-email-appending/

    2 votes
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  15. MTA SMTP policy filter mails by headers from, to, etc..

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    In the legacy mode of the e-mail protection module there are filter options of the e-mail headers, in the MTA mode there are no such options, as well as those of probable SPAM, probable virus, etc.

    It would be very interesting to have these options.

    2 votes
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  16. Technology Email List

    Technology list facilitates the seekers as well as providers interms of platform so as they can access each other at right time with less amount of effort and in most acceptable way.
    visit: http://www.datazeon.com/technology-email-list.html

    1 vote
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  17. Info which blacklist triggered and why

    When a mail has been rejected I can see this in the log but I don't know which RBL has triggerd this and why.
    I wish more details in the email log.

    6 votes
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  18. Sophos Outlook add-in encrypt forwarded messages

    When a user replies or forwards a message that was previously sent as encrypted, the Outlook ribbon will show the Encrypt button as being pressed. This gives the end-user the impression that the mail will be sent as encrypted. But the add-in will not insert the "x-sophos-spx-encryption: yes" line in the e-mail header, so the XG will not encrypt the message. Please get the Outlook add-in fixed so that will properly modify the e-mail header when the Encrypt button is shown as pressed.

    5 votes
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  19. configurable SFP settings

    on 17.5 new SPF settings if enabled, the behavior for SPF is if SPF results is NONE it will reject the email. There should be option to either reject or accept emails with no spf records.

    7 votes
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  20. Validate passwords entered for smarthost and notifications

    It appears that passwords of a certain length or containing certain characters are not properly handled by Sophos when it attempts to authenticate with a smarthost. The result is that Sophos cannot authenticate with the smarthost and outbound e-mails remain stuck in the spool, showing as failed. There is no indicating in the logs accessible in the GUI that the problem is an authentication error.

    It might save users some frustration if Sophos were to either include validation logic to reject problematic passwords when they are entered and/or including a note or tip in the GUI indicating the applicable parameters…

    2 votes
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