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Sophos UTM 9.5: Webserver Protection slotmem_create failed

Martin 17/05/2017

4 days after I upgraded one customer, they started complaining about not being able to reach their websites. Looking into Webserver Protection, all webservers had an yellow exclamation mark on the, and when mouse held over it showed “internal error”, the log showed this: 2017:05:17-00:03:06 fw01 reverseproxy: [Wed May 17 00:03:06.000810 2017] [proxy_protocol:notice] [pid 21492:tid 4152121024] ProxyProtocol: disabled on 127.0.0.1:4080 2017:05:17-00:03:06 fw01 reverseproxy: [Wed May 17 00:03:06.001023 2017] [security2:notice] [pid 21492:tid 4152121024] ModSecurity for Apache/2.7.4… Sophos UTM 9.5: Webserver Protection slotmem_create failed

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Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows (FREE)

Martin 17/05/2017

Veeam has finally released the sucessor to it’s Veeam Endpoint Backup 1.5, it add’s a lot of new features, and it’s still free, but can also be used in paid editions for workstations and servers. Read more: https://www.veeam.com/windows-endpoint-server-backup-free.html   What’s new in v2 Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows delivers all-new functionality to give you features and capabilities unheard of in a FREE desktop backup and data recovery solution. Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows includes: Active… Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows (FREE)

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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5: Update 2 released

Martin 17/05/2017

Veeam has released update 2 for B&R 9.5, it fixes many things and adds new enhancements to the software:   Release notes: Platform support Cisco HyperFlex Systems (formerly HX-Series/SpringPath) support for Backup from Storage Snapshots functionality. HPE 3PAR StoreServ 3.3.1 support and improved scalability by migrating some API calls from SSH to RESTful API. Microsoft Hyper-V BigEndian platform support. Microsoft Exchange 2016 CU5 support for mailbox item recovery with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange. NetApp… Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5: Update 2 released

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Sophos UTM 9.5: Migrate existing installation to 64bit database!

Martin 08/05/2017

With the new UTM 9.5, existing installations will not be upgraded to the 64bit Postgres database, for this to happen you will have to do the following via “console” or SSH (SSH connection HAS to be stable during upgrade!!) Please read this: https://community.sophos.com/products/unified-threat-management/unified-threat-management-beta/sophos-utm-9-5-beta/f/sophos-utm-9-5-public-beta/90667/question-answered-database-upgrade SSH into UTM: Execute command: “/usr/local/bin/pg_migrate64.sh” ———————————————————————————————– fw01:/home/login # /usr/local/bin/pg_migrate64.sh ======================================== This script migrates a existing 32bit postgres server instance to 64bit. ======================================== Depending on the size of your reporting data, this… Sophos UTM 9.5: Migrate existing installation to 64bit database!

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Sophos UTM 9.5 released

Martin 04/05/2017

Sophos has released UTM 9.5 today from Public Beta, read more and download here: https://community.sophos.com/products/unified-threat-management/b/utm-blog/posts/utm-up2date-9-500-released What’s new in UTM 9.5? WAF Enhancements WAF URL Redirection gives you the ability to redirect traffic for a WAF protected URL to a different backend system or URL. Configure minimum allowed TLS version to improve security. WAF protection and authentication policy templates were added for common Microsoft services for protection and authentication. True File Type Scanning to be able… Sophos UTM 9.5 released

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Synology DSM: Scheduled RAID Scrubbing

Martin 03/05/2017

With the new DSM 6.1.1-15101 it’s FINALLY possible to schedule raid scrubbing, without modifying through shell commands. Open Control panel -> Task Scheduler:   Choose Create -> Scheduled Task -> Raid Scrubbing: Enter task name: Choose the “Schedule” tab:   Leave it as you like, but monthly is preferred! Press OK! And your “Raid Scrubbing” task is enabled and ready to run: 🙂  

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Sophos UTM Up2date 9.413-4 soft released

Martin 28/04/2017

Sophos released this minor update yesterday as a soft release, it means you can doenload it now or wait a short time for it to come GA.   It fixes an issue with Google Chrome v58 and higher and SSL verification problems:   Up2Date Information News Maintenance Release Remarks System will be rebooted Bugfixes NUTM-7586 [Web] Chrome v58 and higher fail verification with HTTPS scanning enabled Download DL: ftp://ftp.astaro.de/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.412002-413004.tgz.gpg

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Sophos UTM Up2date 9.412-2 released

Martin 21/04/2017

Sophos has released a new update for UTM, it’s a minor one mainly focusing on SUM systems: Up2Date 9.412002 package description: Remark: System will be rebooted News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-7483]: [Basesystem] Optimize LPC usage Fix [NUTM-7564]: [SUM] RED Link state is shown wrong in Gateway Manager RPM packages contained: cm-nextgen-agent-9.40-16.gd2afd53.rb3.i686.rpm tools-9.40-2.g78bd00c.rb3.i686.rpm ep-init-9.40-16.ga469d4d.noarch.rpm ep-release-9.412-2.noarch.rpm

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Sophos UTM Manager (SUM): Update 4.305-7 released

Martin 12/04/2017

Up2Date 4.305007 package description: Remark: System will be rebooted News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NSU-220]: [accd] MSP License deployment failed for multiple customers Fix [NSU-237]: [basesystem] SUM: BIND vulnerarability CVE-2016-2776 Fix [NSU-238]: [basesystem] SUM: BIND vulnerability CVE-2016-8864 Fix [NSU-230]: [gateway manager, webadmin] SWEET32 Issue with OpenSSL (CVE-2016-2183) Fix [NSU-231]: [gateway manager] Network Parameters drop-down doesn’t work in IE Fix [NSU-241]: [gateway manager] SUM: Disable SSH Passwort Authentication by default on AWS RPM packages contained: libcap-ng0-0.6.3-1.7.1.1034.g4c3e3ae.rb11.i686.rpm… Sophos UTM Manager (SUM): Update 4.305-7 released

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