WiFi Alliance and their new naming-standards

The WiFi alliance is planing to show the WLAN standards as numbers, so people can easily recognize the technology. My first thoughts: “WAT?” So people can say “hey my new iPhone can ROCK Wi-Fi Generation 5” instead of “hey I can use 802.11ac wlan access points”. They are also showing version 6 for the new … Read more

Sophos UTM 9.6 is coming soon!

Sophos will release Version 9.6 soon. The following main features will be available: Sandstorm: Reporting enhancements and manual file submission WAF: “Let’s Encrypt” certificate support and page customization enhancements RED: Unified firmware with 4G LTE support Email: Upgraded S/MIME email encryption ATP: New and improved Advanced Threat Protection engine Let’s Encrypt needs to be enabled … Read more

Are your interested in WLAN topics?

In my profession I’m working with WLAN since 15 years now. I professionalized this topic in the last 7 years. I’m designing, planing and creating big wireless infrastructures (primarily with Cisco Aironet). So I’m also doing WLAN site surveys with ekahau Site Survey in different places like office-complexes, warehouses, clean rooms, industry areas and even in … Read more

Sophos released the new UTM maintenance update 9.510-5

Download Version 9.509-3 to 9.510-5 Download Version 9.510-4 to 9.510-5   Connected APs will perform firmware upgrade Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade   Bugfixes: NUTM-8273 [Basesystem] Inconsistent reporting data in hot standby environment NUTM-9089 [Basesystem] ulogd restarting randomly NUTM-9423 [Basesystem] Missing DMI info or missing WiFi card should turn status LED red for desktop refresh … Read more

Guest post: FritzBox and VoIP-Passthrough

Dear networkguys! Luca, one of my follower, wants to publish a guest post. He describes the use of an AVM FritzBox to be used as: WLAN for internal use WLAN for guest use Smart home central VoIP-gateway Access from Fritz!Apps I will keep the tutorial in german language, I think FritzBoxes will be only used … Read more

Activation of HPE/aruba IMC software

First, create a HPE Passport account here. Choose a central IT mail-address like it@company.com, not a personal mail adress. After your registration, verify your mail address and start to register your product here. Enter your order number in the left input field: at the next step, type in the mail address associated with the purchase. … Read more

ekahau Site Survey 9.2 released!

Changelogs: New Bluetooth visualizations and devices Cue the drum roll! Introducing a new technology to Ekahau Site Survey – Bluetooth! In practice this means that we have added a new visualization type to ESS called “Bluetooth Coverage”. This visualization allows you to display the coverage of your BLE devices on the map and how they … Read more

Sophos XG – SFOS 17.1.0 GA Released

What’s New Check out all the enhancements in XG Firewall v17.1 including the new Cloud Application Visibility feature in our XG Firewall v17.1 demo video. Cloud App Visibility – brings the visibility pillar of CASB to XG Firewall, providing quick and easy Shadow IT discovery and visibility into data that may be at risk in cloud applications with … Read more

Installing Realtek Driver on ESXi 6.7

Hello guys! I tried to install the Sophos XG on the ZOTAC ZBOX MI549 but the OS can’t find the realtek network card so I decided to install an ESXi server to the hardware to run Sophos XG in a virtual machine. I installed the vmware ESXi 6.7 (VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.7.0-8169922.x86_64.iso) image (use Rufus for ISO copy to your USB … Read more