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Sophos Central

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  1. Azure VMs - Automatically remove devices that are destroyed.

    We have issues where Azure VMs are created for a short period of time and then automatically destroyed. This causes us issues with multiple entries of the same devices listing and alerting in Sophos. Suggestion is to have these automatically removed from Sophos Central so that no manual clearing is needed

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  2. Web Control reports Consider as option for future enhancement: Endpoint and Server web control events should be separated.

    Web Control reports

    Consider as option for future enhancement:
    Endpoint and Server web control events should be separated.

    1 vote
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  3. Need randomization schedule for Schedule Scans

    In a previous Antivirus product, we had the ability to turn on a 4 hour window where the system perform a randomized scan of a particular server.

    Currently, Sophos Central can not provide the ability to perform a randomized schedule. Please consider this. In our virtual environment, I have currently set up 7 policies to split my servers into. However, each server within the policy STILL will start its scan at the same time as others with the same policy.

    A randomization option is needed to spread the IOPS load on our SAN.

    14 votes
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  4. nfs

    The ability to exclude NFS mounts from scheduled scans. Manually excluding mounts is a PITA, this was available on other versions (https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/114372).

    I get that the vulnerabilities can get onto shares, but I don't need a scheduled scan from 30 servers scanning the same mount points.

    1 vote
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  5. manual scans for guest vm's

    the ability to kick off manual scans on guest vm of the security appliance

    2 votes
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  6. Get Connectwise:Automate added

    Could we add Connectwise: Automate, to the application control, we continue to have issues with exceptions.

    We added all the file paths and files and still have issues with the application.

    1 vote
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  7. Log uninstallation to Sophos Cloud Portal

    I've learned that it takes 2 weeks for a server product that has been uninstalled to move to an "unhealthy" state in the Sophos Central Server portal. While this is acceptable for an endpoint/desktop product, the uninstallation of a server is something that should update the portal during the uninstall and immediately move the server to an unhealthy or alarmed state indicating that the software has been uninstalled.

    Yes, I know that only authorized users should be removing the software from a server, however in the event that different groups are responsible for installation and management of the software, it's…

    3 votes
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  8. Make Tamper Protect actually usable

    Tamper protection causes me more work than anything else. there needs to be a way to enter the Admin Password that is not through the client as that is often the first thing that breaks and the Sophos installation is then broken, the only fix involves major surgery which is unacceptable. There needs to be another way to enter the Admin password so the installation can be managed.

    3 votes
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  9. Apply automatic activity exclusions for Windows Internal Database

    Windows Internal Database is a variant of SQL Server Express 2005-2014 used by Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Windows SharePoint Services, included in various version of Windows Server.

    It is currently not detected for SQL server exclusions as per https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/121461 and so manual exclusions have to be applied.

    It would help for Sophos Central to detect this the same way it does 'normal' installs of Microsoft SQL Server and set up exclusions automatically.

    It is installed to C:\Windows\sysmsi\ssee\ or C:\Windows\WID and works with *.mdf / *.ldf files the same as a normal SQL server install.

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  10. HIGH Alert not getting taken care of.

    We have been getting a HIGH Alert from Sophos for the firewall loosing the connection to Sophos since the first part of May. I know it's just a glitch but don't you think you should address this? If something were really wrong how would we know? Loosing confidence.

    1 vote
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  11. Scheduled Threat Reports

    Kindly consider the option of scheduled reports.
    So that users can get auto-generated threat reports.
    Currently i have to log into the portal to generate the report.
    Kindly look into the possibility of doing this. Thanks

    2 votes
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  12. Send an alert when a server fails to register with Sophos Central

    We were seeing an issue with cloned devices that weren't listed in in Sophos Central. It turns out that there were some servers trying to connect with duplicate endpoint IDs (causing the server to send back a 401 error). We can resolve this with a change to our process for creating and deploying instances so that each one registers with a unique endpoint ID. It would be better, though, if we could also get an alert when this happens. As of now, if any server is not following the process for deploying servers from gold images, we won't know unless…

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  13. Sophos component version Report

    It would be very helpful if there was a report to show all component versions of all the server endpoints. We could use it now trying to verify that all of them have the version that fixes the issue with the MS April security patches. Instead we've had to rely on other tools.

    2 votes
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  14. Update Cache setting gets removed after accidental server duplication

    Our Windows server designated as the Update Cache gets duplicated when we do our monthly Disaster Recovery (DR) tests. I then delete the duplicated machine. The remaining real machine, however, has then lost its Update Cache setting, and I have to reconfigure that.

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  15. Add Active Directory integration in Server Protection

    I would like to see an integration with Active Directory groups in Server Protection. Just like the one in the Endpoint Protection section. As I would like to apply policies based on Active Directory groups that contain servers.

    4 votes
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  16. Sophos for Virtual Environments on Citrix Xen Server

    Our environment is a combination of Microsoft HyperV and Citrix XenServer. I would love to see Sophos for Virtual Environments supported on Citrix Xen Server!

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  17. Server Protection Download - Give option to choose components, exclude InterceptX

    The download for Endpoint protection gives the option to download complete installer or choose components (uncheck InterceptX). This option needs to be added to to the Server Protection download. InterceptX Hitman affects many of our business critical applications that run on servers and there is no way to disable or exclude hitman from hooking these processes. Dealing with support to get custom config files to exclude things for each server affected is not ideal... Either give the option to not install interceptX on servers or allow customers to exclude processes from being hooked by hitman in the central dashboard... or…

    7 votes
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  18. Control updates

    While toggling between the thee options in controlled update date ,remove the resume auto update , because auto update resumes and then it causes bad health status for servers.

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  19. Linux scan of remote nfs mount

    Ability to explicitly include a remote directory for scanning. Ideally be able to do this from the server end.

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  20. Re-register device in central withoput reinstalling

    Why is there no simple way to add a device in to central without reinstalling Endpoint? It should be just a case of telling the Client to register. A full uninstall and reinstall is just ridiculous especially iif you have lost the tamper protect code.

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