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 more

Finally my own Sophos UTM

NEW post available here   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 … Read more

Enabling World of Warcraft Installer/Updater

Behind a Sophos UTM or Astaro ASG, the World of Warcrafter Installer or Updater brings always the error message BLZPTS0000J at start. In most cases this is a problem with the http-proxy. So if you want to enable the Blizzard Updater to connect, you need to skip AntiVirus for the following URLs: ^https?://[A-Za-z0-9.-]*\.battle\.net/ ^https?://[A-Za-z0-9.-]*\.edgesuite\.net/ ^https?://[A-Za-z0-9.-]*\.blizzard\.com/ … Read more

Using parent proxies with Sophos UTM or Astaro ASG

One of my customers has several attached branch offices connected via MPLS. Branch Office UK is using the webproxy from the german location (central ASG cluster). They had problems using www.google.co.uk or other websites with geo-IP-filters so we need a the usage of parent proxies based on some URLs. To do this, just use web … Read more

Broken connection status in network connection center with Sophos UTM

When you configure a Web Security Proxy Profile with Sophos UTM (Astaro ASG) for your network with authentication mode on, some applications just want to go directly outside without to authenticate themselves like the network connection center in Windows Vista/7/8. The system trys to open a default specified URL which can be found at the registry: … Read more