Category: Sophos XG

SOPHOS XG: SFOS 17.0.5 MR5 Released

Martin 01/02/2018

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 Released

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Sophos XG: No IP is delivered via DHCP on branch office when static DHCP is in use

Martin 28/12/2017

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 use

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Sophos XG Firewall v17 Release Candidate is out now!

Martin 12/10/2017

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!

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Sophos XG firewall: SFOS v17.0 beta2 released

Martin 10/10/2017

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.

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Sophos XG firewall: usefull shell commands

Martin 19/10/2016

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 commands

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Sophos XG Firewall SFOS 15.01.0 MR-2 Released

Martin 28/04/2016

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 V15.0.1.0 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 Released

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Sophos XG Firewall free for HOME users ;-)

Martin 10/11/2015

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 😉

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