Easy extend your IP-subnet

Hello guys! Sometimes a /24 subnet is running out of free usable IP addresses and we need to extend the network. I want to show you how easy it is and what you have to keep in mind. First we need to plan our new network. The easiest way is to extend your current network, … 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

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

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

Something new has come

Dear fellows, dear followers, in the last months, you already recognized that my blog wasn’t updated frequently. I was working on another project: My own business. With my colleague Dennis, we founded a new company for webdesign and online-marketing. We keep our main-jobs as IT-consultants. Of course, this blog will also be alive. Feel free … Read more

Ekahau Site Survey version 9.1.4 released!

Ekahau released a new version of their WLAN site survey tool. You can download it here. Improvements: Sizes added to areas – readily visible both on map and in area options. Renamed the Sidekick Wi-Fi adapters and spectrum analyzer in ESS. Visualization legend handling is now improved so that it triggers the visualization refresh only … Read more