Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Hello guys, today is Christmas Eve! Due to my workload, I completely forgot to decorate my flat for Christmas. And because of Covid 19, I couldn’t get any Christmas decorations today either. Luckily I got the last tree at the tree dealer and decorated it with what I still had at home.   Better that … Read more

How to setup a redundant WLAN point-to-point connection with aruba AP 387

Hello guys, today I want to tell you how to create a redundant point-to-point connection with Aruba 387 access points.   Let’s look at the background The customer has 2 warehouses which are about 150 meters apart and connected by WLAN. The previous WLAN solution manages the redundancy with cold standby devices. Unfortunately the problem … Read more

Sophos UTM 9.705 update released

News Maintenance Release Remarks System will be reboote Issues Resolved NUTM-12235 [Basesystem, SUM] UTM not accessible through SUM gateway manager NUTM-12234 [Basesystem] Remote Code Execution vulnerability in UTM WebAdmin NUTM-12250 [Wireless] AP Wireless Networks restart continuously-9.704   Download https://download.astaro.com/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.704002-705003.tgz.gpg  

Sophos UTM how to install a virtual home firewall under ubuntu via KVM

Hello guys! today I will tell you how I configured my home server for a virtual Sophos UTM. All configurations in ubuntu can also be used for a virtual Sophos XG. In this article I assume that Ubuntu and virt manager are installed. The following link deals with the basic configuration of virt manager under … Read more

Sophos XG how to secure VMware Horizon via WAF

Hello guys!   I had the task to secure VMware Horizon via the Sophos XG WAF. In this example we have a VMware Horizon server with the IP 192.168.100.20. The Sophos XG DMZ interface has the IP 192.168.100.1. The following steps were necessary: Create a new Webserver definition For a better searce. I write Host … Read more

I am Phillip

Hello, my name is Phillip. Michel asked me a while ago if I would like to continue the blog for him, because of his own company he had no longer the time to work on the blog. I’m working as a network administrator since 2015. I was in a team with Michel until 2019. My … Read more

Sophos XG/UTM Home Edition

Sophos XG SG UTM Firewall Home Edition

Hello again! Some days ago I talked to a Sophos employee and he founds out that I am the Network Guy and he said that I need to update my recommended hardware for the home edition deployment of the Sophos XG and Sophos UTM Home Edition. Also some of my followers wanted it also, so … Read more