Sophos XG: Web and application filtering

In this tutorial, we’ll see how to put filtering on outgoing streams with a Sophos XG firewall. I will show you the two filter modules: Web: which is an internet proxy Application: level 7 filtering that allows to act the applications and actions available on a website For both modules, you must create a filtering …

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Sophos XG : The user portal

The user portal Introducing the Sophos XG User Portal, users can: -> Consult their internet statistics (volumetry / time / quota). -> Unblock quarantined email if email filtering is enabled. -> Download the client and configuration to connect with the VPN client.

SOPHOS XG : clientless access

Clientless access presentation Client-free access to Sophos XG firewalls allows connections to corporate servers without a VPN client by going directly through an internet browser as Citrix does. Clientless access configure Firewall configuration 1. Go to the firewall administration interface. 2. From the navigation menu go to Administration 1 / Device Access 2 and verify …

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Sophos XG high traffic on the BITS application

The Windows and Office 2016 updates use the operating system BITS to download the updates. The passage in the proxy of the firewall and the antivirus scan “prevents” the download and it runs in a loop saturating the tape.. You can see on the screenshot below the statistics on 12 hours with almost 80GB of …

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