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  1. Reporting again Please vote if you want to change this. We require simple reports that we can hand over to our HR team about users interne

    Reporting again Please vote if you want to change this.

    We require simple reports that we can hand over to our HR team about users internet activity. Something that would say joe bloggs was on Facebook at 14:00 for 2 Hrs on this date.

    Every report we run means we have to spend hours simplifying these reports for a non IT person to be able to understand.

    Subject name on each group in a report so multiple queries can be run in a single report with simple headings for each group query. This will help creating reports for managers with…

    117 votes
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      7 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      We are looking to provide a suite of tools and reports in the Framlingham release (which will be released in April 2016). Please feel free to continue to post requirements and needs related to the Government recommendations in this and other threads.

    • MITM page - make it customisable

      I've got the Edinburgh-0 release and i've seen the MITM page, its good however i think it can be improved:
      - Give users the option to customise the page (logo of school, background, text colour, line colour, etc)
      - Show versions of OS aswell as browser - i ask users to install cert on machine rather than through the browsers
      - maybe have some pictures with instructions as users love pictures
      - add a button which says continue browsing once installed

      13 votes
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      • Enhancement - Real Time Web Filter Log

        Under - Logs and reports » Logs » Web filter

        It would be helpful and a lot less time consuming if you could hover over the user name and have 4/5 standard reports the admin can run against this user.

        This would complement the real time web filter view, as if there was a breach you could pause the log, hover over the user name that has breached a web policy and run a quick report.

        Reports would be standard Smoothwall templates (user analysis reports for that username)

        33 votes
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        • UK Government PREVENT initiatives

          Smoothwall is planning to launch a new SafeGuarding reporting system to address the UK Government PREVENT initiatives.

          The Government guidelines are deliberately vague so we'd like to encourage all our customers to post in this idea the sort of reports, alerts and detections that are most appropriate for your schools.

          Look forward to your feedback

          22 votes
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          • Block page to have a link to helpdesk

            Would it be possible to have a button or a link on the block page which would allow the user to report the blocked site which would link into a helpdesk (spiceworks). We use OWA rather than outlook client so there's no default email client.

            12 votes
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            • IPv6 Support

              2015 and no IPv6 support... Like it or not IPv6 is here... and we use it! Please develop support

              30 votes
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              • Administrators of Smoothwall should be authentiated via Active Directory/RADIUS (i.e. not local users)

                Currently administrators of Smoothwall are local users. I'd like to be able to integrate the administrators to Active Directory or RADIUS..... i.e. no local users. The same could be said for Portal Users. I don't want to have to administer a whole host of local users and passwords.

                22 votes
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                • Splash Page whilst Proxy restarts

                  When you restart the proxy, at the minute anyone browsing will get a page not found, I think this could be made more efficient generating less internal helpdesk calls, by using some for of captive portal/splash page to inform users the internet will be back shortly (or something more appropriate.

                  32 votes
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                  • Block Page to 'Show date and time'

                    In the customise block page, after pressing the Advanced button, please can we have a 'show date and time' tick box.

                    We find the schools are recycling the block screens and sending us the old ones again even though we have made changes.

                    10 votes
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                    • Computer DNS Name to show in realtime logs

                      Would there be a way to show the client's computer name in realtime logs as well as the IP address of the machine. It would be really helpful if this could be implemented.

                      14 votes
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                      • Improve IP address in realtime filters

                        When using realtime webfilter and searching for an ip where the last value is 1 or 2 you get tones of results (e.g search for my DC on ip 172.16.1.1 the results show everything in the 172.16.1.100 to 172.16.1.199 ip ranges as well)

                        4 votes
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                        • Sort by column

                          Bring back the ability to sort pages by column!

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                            0 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Show Smoothwall group on page after SSL login

                            On the page 'Services » Authentication » SSL login' could we please have a tick box to allow the page to show what Smoothwall Group the user is authenticated/allocated to please?

                            When we want to check this info we have to go to a site that is blocked as group membership is show on that page.

                            5 votes
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                            • Email Alerts when new categories have been made available

                              I would like to be alerted when new categories (and BETA) aware added to the system so we can make sure we are blocking as appropriate. These seem to change fairly often but can only be found if looking through every category on the system.

                              39 votes
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                              • Have a clear cache button for the Authentication Service

                                Have a button to clear the Authentication cache in the case of Authentication issues instead of enabling / disabling to clear

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                                  0 comments  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  • Smoothwall SAML Integration

                                    Smoothwall customers are increasingly using cloud based services and federating with external user repositories, such as Azure AD/Office 365.

                                    Most of these cloud based directories allow integarion with SAML.  Please considering implementing SAML integarion with Smoothwall

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Smoothwall tv - youtube - to be updated

                                      Smoothwall tv on youtube is a great idea however it's not been kept up to date. I understand that it takes time to do these videos but maybe this could be something that Smoothwall look into now that Edinburgh is completely different. A video on setting up and configuring Bandwidth would be good, or even videos on FAQs.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Add an option import a CA into Smoothwall by simply inputing in the website that has an untrusted CA viewed by smoothwall

                                        Sophos has this option, and its great. Right now if for whatever reason a webpage is using a SSL that is not part of the trusted CA's within smoothwall, I was told by sonicwall the official way to get that CA added is

                                        1. Download firefox
                                        2. Export the SSL
                                        3. Import into Smoothwall

                                        Sophos simply has a field within the Sophos Management Section where you type in the URL of the website, and it will automatically grab all relevant information and make that CA trusted so you no longer get any SSL trust errors. Clean and quick.

                                        12 votes
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                                        • Create a separate category for (health) insurance

                                          We use the 'Financial Services' category with a limit to quota policy so that users do not spend a lot of time browsing their home banking or investing sites using work computers. However, we don't intend to limit access to their medical information.

                                          Because some health insurer's sites are categorised as Financial Services they are subject to the quota.

                                          4 votes
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