In this tutorial, we’ll see how to put filtering on outgoing streams with a Sophos XG firewall.
I will show you the two filter modules:
- Web: which is an internet proxy
- Application: level 7 filtering that allows to act the applications and actions available on a website
For both modules, you must create a filtering policy and then apply it to the firewall rule.
In this tutorial, we will have how to install a Sophos XG firewall on a virtual machine with Hyper-V. For this article, I used the Sophos XG home version which is available for free. Prerequisites Dow
Symptom The Windows and Office 2016 updates use the operating system BITS to download the updates. The passage in the proxy of the firewall and the antivirus scan "prevents" the download and it runs i
If you want to supervise the firewall using the SNMP service with software (PRTG, Centreon ...), you must activate and configure the agent on the firewall. 1. From the administration interface, go to