Sophos UTM 9.501 Update available

Remarks: System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade     Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-6868]: [AWS, REST API] Missing trailing slash in Swagger URLs Fix [NUTM-6908]: [AWS, REST API] [RESTD] Consistent authentication look and feel Fix [NUTM-7173]: [AWS, REST API] [RESTD] Selfmon cannot … Read more

A view at the Sophos Discover 2017 in Lissabon

The Sophos Discover was amazing! Many informations about new products and product features and a perfect organized event! Project “Nemo” (Sophos XG – SFOS) The new upcoming SFOS (Sophos Firewall Operating System) version will get an immense peformance boost through new and optimized alghorithms. Sophos wants to release monthly maintenance updates. At September, Sophos will … Read more

Spanning-Tree between HP Comware and Cisco

In the past, I had many problems with a heterogene infrastructure containing HPE 5000 Comware devices and Cisco Catalyst switches. I couldn’t get Multiple Spanning-Tree (MSTP) on the run (same revision number, same case-sensitive region-name). So we decided to go on with Per VLAN Rapid Spanning-Tree. But this also didn’t work, also no other VLANs that … Read more

Sophos UTM 9.5 released!

Sophos released the new major update 9.5 for the UTM. The most wanted feature “Let’s Encrypt integration” will probably implemented in 9.6. Major features: Sophos Sandstorm Enhancements Datacenter location selection option for Sophos Sandstorm without relying on DNS based location detection Sandstorm activity reporting expanded to include email attachments for improved visibility Scan exceptions for Sophos … Read more

Ekahau Site Survey 8.7.1 released!

Change Log Version 8.7.1 New features: Access Point selection box can now be quick-searched and the most recently used access points are remembered Added new regulatory domains for Asian region: China, Singapore and New Zealand. Greetings from Ekahau team from halfway around the globe! Improvements: Ekahau Site Survey startup time has been optimized by about … Read more

Building up a Cisco mobility express environment

First, order a new PoE+ Injector with 30 Watt output (IEEE 802.3at) -.- after some hours, not seeing the SSID, I figured out that the new 2800 and 3800 access points won’t start their radio-interfaces if the AP doesn’t get enough power. You can convert any controller-based access point to a “configurable” (formerly (autonomous) by changing … Read more

Cisco Telnet hack available :)

Ok… cracking is bad… but enabling telnet is worse! “Cisco is warning of a new critical zero-day IOS / IOS XE vulnerability that affects more than 300 of its switch models. The company identified this highest level of vulnerability in its product while analyzing “Vault 7” — a roughly 8,761 documents and files leaked by … Read more

Ekahau Site Survey version 8.7.0 released!

Ekahau released a new version of their brilliant site survey tool. You can find the download here. Changelog Version 8.7.0 Copy & paste Wi-Fi planning (predictive design) elements: APs, walls, floor alignment points, etc. Adjust heatmap opacity to make the floor plan more visible Quick AP coverage toggling Selecting an access point on the map … Read more

Using 40GE QSFP to 4x 10GE SFP+ splitter cable

Today I was very frustrated when I connect a 40GE QSFP to 4x 10GE SFP+ splitter cable to a HPE FlexFabric 5700 48G 4XG 2QSFP+ switch (JG894A). I received the following message: [HPE]%Jan 8 19:02:19:652 2011 HPE OPTMOD/4/MODULE_IN: FortyGigE1/0/54: The transceiver is STACK_QSFP_PLUS_4SFP_PLUS. [HPE]%Jan 8 19:02:50:826 2011 HPE OPTMOD/3/TYPE_ERR: FortyGigE1/0/54: Transceiver type not supported! First reaction: … Read more