Sophos UTM 9.1 Final Release is here!

After the soft-release here comes the final release of Sophos UTM 9.1: ftp.astaro.de You can update from 9.006-05 to 9.100-16. People which installed the soft-release 9.100-8 will get an email some days ago like me to update from 9.100-8 to 9.100-16:   here are the official changelogs for 9.100-16: Official Up2Date Description: Remarks * System … Read moreSophos UTM 9.1 Final Release is here!

Updating Sophos UTM via shell

Some of my customers have problems uploading big files via WebAdmin to update to the newest version. For myself I always download the files directly via shell to the update-folder like this: Activate shell access and configure a root and a loginuser password:   after this u can use PuTTY to connect to your UTM … Read moreUpdating Sophos UTM via shell

Sophos UTM 9.1 available!

You can download the update from 9.006005 to 9.100008 here: ftp.astaro.de Up2Date-Informations News Major Features Endpoint: Web Protection for UTM Endpoint Network/RED/Wifi: Support for MAC Address Filtering RED: Offline Provisioning VPN: SSL VPN Support for iOS and Android Wifi: Wireless Repeating and Bridging for AP50   Other Features WebAdmin: Replace “Traffic Lights” with Toggle-Switch Design WebAdmin: … Read moreSophos UTM 9.1 available!

Site2Site VPN Tunnel with ClientVPN @ Cisco IOS

Good Morning everyone! I want to describe several VPN configurations on a Cisco router, ASA firewall and Sophos UTM. I will start with Cisco IOS on a Cisco router. In this example you will learn to configure a site2site VPN tunnel with a coincident client VPN access. First we will configure the basic IPsec VPN settings. … Read moreSite2Site VPN Tunnel with ClientVPN @ Cisco IOS

The problems with asymmetric routing

Happy Saturday to all of you! I made some thoughts about the topic asymmetric routing. When I make network audits to new customers I often see multiple gateways in a single subnet (for example for site2site VPNs). They tell me about some weird problems with some intercommunications between those subnets. To better understand the wrong topology … Read moreThe problems with asymmetric routing

Using a VDSL line with Sophos UTM

In this example I will show you how to use VDSL on a Sophos UTM from Deutsche Telekom. It works with home and business lines.  To use PPPoE for VDSL, the network traffic needs to be tagged with VLAN tag 7 in the Deutsche Telekom infrastucture. We will use the ALLNET ALL126AS2 as the external modem. … Read moreUsing a VDSL line with Sophos UTM

Finally my own Sophos UTM

Finally I got my own Hardware for the Sophos UTM Home license. Thanks to my colleagues at work for finding that perfect fitting hardware. I would prefer a passive cooled mainboard with at least two ethernet NICs (internal LAN and internet uplink). You can use any ITX cases but It could be that the power … Read moreFinally my own Sophos UTM