How to: view and manage live connections on your XG Firewall

XG FirewallWe’ve created a comprehensive library of “How To” videos to help you get the most out of your XG Firewall, including a series of Getting Started and Networking videos.

Today, I’d like to share a short Networking video that shows you how to view and manage connections on your XG Firewall.

We begin within the Network Security Control Center, where you click on the Connections widget to go to System Tools > Connection List.

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How to: set up wireless access points on your XG Series appliances

XG FirewallWe’ve created a comprehensive library of “How To” videos to help you get the most out of your XG Firewall, including a series of Getting Started and Networking videos.

Today, I’d like to share a short Networking video that covers the basics of setting up wireless networking on a W model XG Series appliance with integrated wireless access point.

You can see the status of your wireless access points in the Network Security Control Center. If you have an appliance with built-in wireless, the access point will be configured with default settings after the initial setup.

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How to: create zones, assign interfaces and add network policies on your XG Firewall

XG FirewallWe’ve created a comprehensive library of “How To” videos to help you get the most out of your XG Firewall, including a series of Getting Started and Networking videos.

Today, I’d like to share a short Networking video that walks you through the basics of interfaces, zones and network policies.

Zones are an intuitive and convenient model for configuring and managing enforcement on your firewall. Default zones include LAN, WAN, DMZ, VPN and Wi-Fi.

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Sophos UTM Elevated 9.4 is now available!

UTM Elevated 9.4After a successful beta, we’re pleased to announce the initial availability of UTM Elevated 9.4.

UTM 9.4 elevates protection against targeted and evasive threats with the addition of Sophos Sandstorm, supports the latest RED 15w and AP 15C hardware, and adds some of your top requested features.

Here’s everything you need to know about the roll-out of UTM Elevated 9.4.

In this initial soft launch phase, you can download the 9.4 Up2Date package and apply it to your existing UTM 9.35 device, or download the full 9.4 ISO installer for new software or virtual deployments.

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SG UTM and XG Firewall both win awards – thanks to you

It’s time for you to take some credit. As you know, every day at Sophos, we’re constantly striving to build the best firewall products for you: our partners and customers. It’s your support, input and involvement that ensure we’re consistently delivering tremendous value with superior protection that’s easy to manage.

Let’s face it, every once in a while, it’s really great to get a bit of recognition from respected industry experts. So I’m delighted to share that both our SG UTM and new Sophos XG Firewall have received awards from SC Magazine and PC Pro Magazine respectively.

It’s a great reflection of our continued investment in both product lines to make them the best that they can be – none of which could be possible without you.

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How to: update your XG Firewall firmware or roll back to a previous version

XG FirewallWe’ve created a comprehensive library of “How To” videos, including a series of Getting Started and Networking videos, to help you get the most out of your XG Firewall.

Today, I’d like to share a short Getting Started video that walks you through how to keep your XG Firewall firmware up to date, as well as how to roll back to a previous firmware version if necessary.

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An important announcement about XG Firewall and UTM 9 maintenance releases

chat-bubbles-150We’re pleased to announce our first maintenance release for XG Firewall today, with a number of important fixes to improve the operation of your firewall. We also wanted to take this opportunity to outline our release notes strategy for future firewall and UTM releases.

For major feature releases, we will continue to publish notifications here on the Sophos Blog highlighting the new features and capabilities, with links to the complete release notes on the Sophos Community Forums.

For all maintenance releases, we will soon begin publishing notifications and release notes on the Sophos Community Forums only, so we encourage you to subscribe to the community product blogs to keep up with all the latest releases.

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