XG Firewall

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XG Firewall

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  1. Specify time of day in report begin/end time

    I would like to see time based (not by dates alone but by time - like 7:00pm to 7:00am)

    A major use case for this is web usage reporting sorted by nodes, network or firewall rules.

    I'd like to see this as a drill down of the web usage activity reports.

    65 votes
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  2. Multipath rules and same wieghting as SG

    There is no ability on the XG to place Multipath rules or set the weight of an internet line to 0.

    For example on the SG you can set a weight as 0 and then create a multipath rule to route certain traffic out via different gateways, and if that gateway goes down it automatically routes traffic out of the next.

    This is a basic feature of any firewall.

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Dynamic DNS: Ability to enable/disable updating per-host

    It would be nice, to have again a switch, as it is in UTM, to disable or enable the entry.
    This way you can not prepare host names and switch them on, when you want' to go live with them.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Dynamic DNS Providers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Can XG firewall user authentication be added to Sophos endpoint client?

    Sophos endpoint client already has users information. Why not have that info shared directly so authentication does not need multiple configuration points.

    16 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Synchronized Security (Heartbeat)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add more applications for various XBOX, PS4 &other video games

    Many online games are detected (incorrectly) as various tunnels/proxies or P2P applications. more work needs to be done to detect games such as
    GTA5
    Elder Scrolls Online
    Rainbow Six:Siege
    etc.
    This will allow us to use the application filter to allow games from our residential network while still blocking malicious & unpermitted applications.
    Thank You

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Application Detection Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. SPX Portal on port 443 in stead of 8094

    It is only possible to use ports between 1025 and 65535 for the spx portal. Receipients behind a firewall which block non standard ports will not be able to choose a password for encryption. I know port 443 is being used for the user portal so it will conflict so maybe use an alias for both. Just like the ssl vpn port not able to use port 443 is a major flaw in this product.

    37 votes
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  7. Field Mapping Between Firewall & Active Directory

    For all the users fetched from active directory on to the firewall, the firewall admin should be able to mapping active directory field to the username fields on the firewall.

    Please check this thread from Sophos Community for more Information.

    https://community.sophos.com/products/xg-firewall/f/logging-and-reporting/86524/override-username-field-on-the-firewall-with-some-other-field-on-active-directory---report-shows-emp-id-instead-of-username-xg-sso/320495#320495

    Hope to see it soon in SFOS

    8 votes
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  8. Option to use QoS by Policy instead of user/group with Authenticated access

    Today it's not possible to create more than one rule for authenticated users that specify different QoS policies.

    When a rule is marked to match authenticated users, the QoS policy selection is disabled as it is inherited from the user/group.

    Instead, the system should allow the administrator to define if the user default policy or a stand-alone QoS policy will be applied to the access.

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. MAC based authentication

    Give option to restrict a user accessing internet from specific MAC address only. Current in 16.05 there is option shown in Authentication > Users > Details, but it does not work.
    Sophos support says, such a feature is not available. Please bring the feature back.

    Summary: Restrict a user from a particular MAC address. User should able to login to internet/UTM from this MAC address only

    69 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Exempt Specific Applications from Traffic Quota

    Allow us to 'exclude' certain applications which may not be able to be configured on an IP/port basis, from the Quota functionality.
    E.g Skype, Viber, Skype4Business, Office365

    Also, Windows Update and other software update that may consume quota quickly.

    20 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Application Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Device Type and OS type detection, so can apply rule by it.

    please we need to apply rules by device type or OS type.
    which most of our customers ask for it, cause it included on other firewall.

    92 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Network Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. DNSimple Dynamic DNS Provider

    Please add DNSimple as a Dynamic DNS provider. The link below provides info on their Bash Client as well as APIs if you should choose to bake your own or extend some convenience features into the Web Interface. All that is needed to make this work on an XG is some sort of scheduler (LaunchD/Cron) to run the bash script.

    https://developer.dnsimple.com/tools/

    Bash Script Example Below:

    !/bin/bash

    TOKEN="your-oauth-token" # The API v2 OAuth token
    ACCOUNT_ID="12345" # Replace with your account ID
    ZONE_ID="yourdomain.com" # The zone ID is the name of the zone (or domain)
    RECORD_ID="1234567" # Replace with the Record ID …

    5 votes
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  13. Allow outgoing emails to be signed with DKIM

    Include the possibility of signing outgoing emails using DKIM for all or only selected email domains as in UTM9

    259 votes
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  14. User report showing only primary URL visited

    Currently the system cannot report on specific domains - urls that users have entered to a search engine.

    Need a report that can do this without reporting on ALL the urls required to make a page work - dont want to see multiples of the same urls or the extra urls required to make a page display - only want a list of what users are trying to access

    12 votes
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  15. Wireless Site Survey

    I think you can do it on Sophos Cloud, but the ability to upload and mark on on a floor plan where all the access points are, and do site surveys.

    24 votes
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  16. Audio for RDP sessions

    Currently RDP sessions through the User Portal don't offer Audio. This feature would be handy for remote users to be able to playback voicemails, etc.

    12 votes
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  17. Full screen for RDP sessions

    RDP sessions from the User Portal don't allow you to adjust the screen resolution or go full screen to fit the remote desktop to your screen.

    59 votes
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  18. ipsec vti / routable ipsec / routable ssl vpn with abilities to connect to none sophos remote

    RED Tunnels is nice only if i can live in a world where every firewall/gateway is made by sophos. So at least support some standard means to create routable vpn.

    6 votes
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  19. Mixing Wireless Client Traffic Types

    I want to be able to add all my wireless networks to all my access points.
    Currently I cannot mix "Bridge to AP LAN" and "Bridge to VLAN" on the same access point which I could easily do on other wireless systems.

    14 votes
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  20. TR-069 Provisioning

    Auto-provisioning via TR-069/CWMP protocol to configure wan ip address, firewall rules, management server, etc.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TR-069

    5 votes
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