Sophos released MR5 today, MR4 was “skipped” due to it’s use was just for the factory to support new hardware: It’s a big maintenance release as you can see. For my use case, I have a lot of IPSEC issues that I look forward to be fixed here 🙂 Release notes (From community: https://community.sophos.com/products/xg-firewall/b/xg-blog/posts/sfos-17-0-5-mr5-released): Note: There are a few edge cases where some customers may still experience issues using multiple subnets with a single IPSec connection. … SOPHOS XG: SFOS 17.0.5 MR5 ReleasedRead More SOPHOS XG: SFOS 17.0.5 MR5 Released
When you use the internal DHCP server of the XG firewall, and you have configured dhcp static entries on ex. the LAN, and you then move the endpoint, ex. a laptop, to a branch office behind a red, where the XG also, via the RED, provides IP addresses on another network, then the static endpoint will never get a IP, and revert to an APIPA address. This is because the XG’s DHCP server is configured… Sophos XG: No IP is delivered via DHCP on branch office when static DHCP is in useRead More Sophos XG: No IP is delivered via DHCP on branch office when static DHCP is in use
There are many things, you cannot configure from the XG Firewall GUI, therefore the XG has a CLI (console), where you can do the rest, here is the Command Reference Guide v16, also applicable for SFOS v17: SF-OS-Command-Reference-Guide Source: https://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/PDFs/documentation/SophosFirewall/v16/SF-OS-Command-Reference-Guide.pdf?la=enRead More Sophos XG Firewall Command Reference Guide v16
Hooray! Finally it’s there, are you ready to onboard? I think they have gone a long way, but it looks promising, even though I am a faithfully UTM user, I just have to admit, that Sophos is not planning to make the UTM live very much longer, 9.6 and 9.7 on the road map, but all the new stuff, including security heartbeat, is only going to be featured in XG. Read more here: XG Firewall… Sophos XG Firewall v17 Release Candidate is out now!Read More Sophos XG Firewall v17 Release Candidate is out now!
Finally XG 17 is moving towards something useable, beta2 has been released, and you now get a somewhat stable environment now: Read all about it here: https://community.sophos.com/products/xg-firewall/sophos-xg-beta-programs/sfos-v170-beta/f/sfos-v170-beta-feedback/96596/sfos-v17-0-beta2-released UTM config conversion tool, will maybe be available in November 2017, after XG 17 beta is finished.Read More Sophos XG firewall: SFOS v17.0 beta2 released
I’m beginning to collect shell commands also for XG firewall, so this article will be updated as they are learned 🙂 —————- Find raw text log files: Location: /var/tslog/ and symbolic link just /log —————- SMTP logfiles: Live logs: cd /log tail -f /log/awarrensmtp.log for Legacy mode tail -f /log/awarrenmta.log for MTA mode Check the status of Awarrensmtp service: #service awarrensmtp:status –ds nosync (Should show 200 RUNNING) To get debug logs: # service awarrensmtp:debug –d –s… Sophos XG firewall: usefull shell commandsRead More Sophos XG firewall: usefull shell commands
From Sophos https://community.sophos.com/products/xg-firewall/b/xg-blog/archive/2016/04/24/sfos-15-01-0-mr-2-released: We’ve just released a maintenance release for Sophos XG Firewall. This update contains fixes for a number of issues reported on XG firewall thus far. News Maintenance Update Remarks System will be rebooted Download full release notes: Sophos XG Firewall V126.96.36.199 MR2 Release Notes.pdf Bugfixes: NC-5384 : Simultaneous login fails even after setting it explicitly in user properties, applying only global limit. NC-5534 : SSL-VPN Connection fails due to open file limit… Sophos XG Firewall SFOS 15.01.0 MR-2 ReleasedRead More Sophos XG Firewall SFOS 15.01.0 MR-2 Released
Read more: https://community.sophos.com/products/xg-firewall/f/46/t/75072Read More Sophos XG Firewall Maintenance Release MR-1.1
Sophos made their new XG firewall available for HOME users, like the UTM was, but this time there is no restictions on IP’s! : The home use version no longer has any IP limits, but is limited to 4 CPU cores, and 6GB RAM. You can install it on a larger system, it will simply be limited to using 4 cores, and 6GB RAM. So those of you struggling with more than 50 IPs in… Sophos XG Firewall free for HOME users 😉Read More Sophos XG Firewall free for HOME users ;-)
Sophos released their new XG Firewall today, and the beta has ended. Read more: Introducing the XG Firewall with Security Heartbeat – synchronizing network and endpoint security Download it: https://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/next-gen-firewall.aspxRead More Sophos XG Firewall released and BETA has ended!