Sophos UTM 9.2 beta released!

The beta version of 9.2 is out now! Please don’t install in a live environment, only in a test environment (for example a virtual UTM): UTM 9.2 Beta ISO for Offical UTM Appliances: ftp://ftp.astaro.de/UTM/v9/beta/ssi-9.165-15.1.iso Size: 569MB Md5: ba7d34a0ac12486b3a1b722f7f438125 UTM 9.2 Beta ISO for Software/Virtual installations: ftp://ftp.astaro.de/UTM/v9/beta/asg-9.165-15.1.iso Size: 566MB Md5: 07bb81cf4ef3327be11e5682037dd029 We also have an up2date … Read more

Sophos UTM VLAN Interfaces & Routing on a stick

In May I posted a tutorial for running a “router on a stick” with Cisco Router, Switch and HP Switch. Today I will show you to replace the Cisco Router with a Sophos UTM to route between different VLANs.   First we will connect a Sophos UTM interface (in our example eth3) with our switch … Read more

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 more

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 more

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

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 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