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Sophos UTM 9.502-4 soft-released

Martin 11/07/2017

Finally, to make up for the mistake in 9.501, MR2 has been soft-released today: And can be found on the FTP server as usual: ftp://ftp.astaro.de/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.501005-502004.tgz.gpg ftp://ftp.astaro.de/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.501005-502004.tgz.gpg.md5   The changelog: News Maintenance Release Remarks System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade Bugfixes NUTM-8127 [AWS] Link to CloudFormation console during cloudupdate is not working NUTM-3213 [Access & Identity] Inconsistent behaviour/state when deleting a… Sophos UTM 9.502-4 soft-released

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Active Directory: Changing home folder servername

Martin 04/07/2017

When migrating filservers and you are using the “Home Folder” setting of an AD user’s object like here:   From: To: It would be great just to edit all objects in bulk, with this script, it is possible:  

Remember servername is CASE SENSITIVE! So if the oldserver is all with small letters, and you type them with CAPS, it will change nothing ๐Ÿ™‚ Credits go to: https://www.experts-exchange.com/members/justinyeung.html  

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Microsoft Exchange: Restart all services with PowerShell

Martin 30/06/2017

This little “quickie” can do the job for your, without having to do it manually in service manager ๐Ÿ™‚  

 

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Sophos UTM 9.501-5 released

Martin 12/06/2017

Sophos has released a big update to UTM 9.5:   Up2Date 9.501005 package description: Remarks: System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-6868]: [AWS, REST API] Missing trailing slash in Swagger URLs Fix [NUTM-6908]: [AWS, REST API] [RESTD] Consistent authentication look and feel Fix [NUTM-7173]: [AWS, REST API] [RESTD] Selfmon cannot (re)start restd Fix [NUTM-7633]: [AWS,… Sophos UTM 9.501-5 released

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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   Whatโ€™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 Whatโ€™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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