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  1. Safeguarding report user access level

    We need an option to only allow a group to report on a specific group.
    For example, Staff should only be able to report on students, not each other and Admins.
    This is true for both the new Safeguarding section, and the traditional reports. The alert email also contains information above the level of the group receiving the email.

    31 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Improve BYOD Roaming by Using Fast Reconnect Equivalent

      Improve BYOD Roaming by Using Fast Reconnect Equivalent
      Use the Linux equivalent by enabling TLS caching "use_tunneled_reply" so that roaming works seamlessly from one AP to the next, which it does not do reliably at the moment.

      14 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Google Auth in RADIUS via PAM

        We would like to use Google Authentication in SW RADIUS.
        At the moment we have our Google domain synced as DIrectory but there is no PAM module configured in RADIUS to fetch auth credentials.
        This is a one stop shop solution to use SW without AD and separate RADIUS servers.
        The solution is available via 3rd parties like Jumpcloud and Cloudessa but we do want to cut out the middle man.
        So how this will work:
        SW is RADIUS and has Google directory synced, it fetches the authentication via the PAM module and forwards users to Guardian etc.

        18 votes
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        • Safeguarding portal report to external file

          It would be very useful if users (usualing safeguarding officer in school) of safeguarding portal could save given reports to external file, like csv. This would allow them to filter data much easier.

          13 votes
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          • Anti-Malware Reporting and Logging

            Reports > Realtime/Logs > System > Anti-Malware Engine shows the Anti-Malware Engine is running and updating, but there is no evidence that it's actually scanning downloads. What I expect to see is some log of the files that were scanned. That way I could correlate that it's actually doing it's job. As a serendipitous benefit, this would also allow me to see what files my users are downloading (something we've always been interested to find out.)

            22 votes
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            • would be good to see top 20 or 30 bandwidth users

              would be good if we could see who is using all bandwidth, maybe what type of user is logged on

              10 votes
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              • Safeguarding reports to indicate if breach was blocked or not

                Incidentally a "this happened and we blocked it" vs a "this happened and we didn't block it" would be very handy

                62 votes
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                • Filter mail via mailing groups by sender

                  We get some mail which comes via mailing groups. At the moment it is being filtered by the mailing group rather than the original sender, so whitelisting the original sender seems to make no difference. We'd prefer not to whitelist the mailing group as it will be used by various other organisations\individuals and we don't necessarily want them whitelisting as well. The original sender information is in the mail header as well as the mailing group.

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                  • Safeguarding reports filtered by group

                    Please give the option for safeguarding notifications to be generated based on the local (smoothwall) group the users below to. Currently there is only the option to receive daily emails based on username or "everyone". Thanks.

                    11 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • user activity multi log off

                      User Activity Page.

                      Added option of a tick box besides each user logged on so that anyone and any multi numbers users could be logged off at once.

                      6 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • A print as PDF option

                        On the safegurading reports it would be handy to have a export to PDF button.

                        12 votes
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                        • Be able to run Safeguarding reports for a specific date

                          The Notification messages are generated each morning, which is great, but at weekends no one is available to Action the report of Friday's activity, the only options available are Last week or the Past 7 Days.

                          A Date Specific option would be useful.

                          34 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Traffic Graph

                            Could we see the timeline along the bottom of the traffic graph? I would like the graph to be a lot larger, also. I would like to be able to choose the time frame for the graph, such as last 5 minutes, last 30 minutes, last hour, etc etc.

                            13 votes
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                            • It would be very good to have the option to block specific file types.

                              I am being hit by a ransomware SPAM and it has an attached document with a .docm file
                              it would be great if there was an option to be able to put in your own custom file type to block

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                              • Enable a search by date facility searchin yesterday on a monday is pretty useless!

                                Having to search back through an entire week on a Monday when I only want to look at Friday's activities is really time consuming and frustrating

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                                  1 comment  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • current user bandwidth usage

                                  i would like to be able to see in the dashboard or a report a breakdown of the current top 10 users of bandwidth. This would be useful for when i am told the "internet is going slow" so i can see who is currently using it and how much they are using. if possible i would also like to drill down to a user to then see the sites that they are on using the highest bandwidth

                                  5 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    This will be one of the functions to appear in a cloud-based dashboard we are currently in the process of creating. Within the next few weeks we will be announcing a Smoothwall Product Community that will be sharing some of these plans for feedback, please join this, we’d love to hear your feedback on out ideas.

                                  • Synchronise AD users with MIS users for efficient reporting

                                    Enable smarter reporting by the linking of AD users to MIS records. When reports are then run, student details such as forename, surname, year group, form, lesson at time of breach etc are all included.

                                    At the minute we simply get a network username and a AD category. Formalising the reports into this structure would be useful for handing over data to Senior Leadership and/or pastoral/safeguarding leads and would eliminate the need for our team to re-write reports which staff can easily understand.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Guardian Exceptions

                                      On the page under guardian exceptions. In addition to entering IP address or range there should be a field to describe what the IP address belongs to. It would greatly help

                                      Thank you

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Report to find Uncategorized Web Sites

                                        Report to Find Uncategorized Web Sites:

                                        Would like to have a report that will display the web sites being visited that are not currently categorized in any Smoothwall filter category.

                                        Under the Reports Menu, Reports, and Top Reports Category, the "Top Domains by Hits and Bandwidth - with Options" report, one can select all the different categories. However there is no option to select a "not in any category" or "Uncategorized" to get a report of websites being accessed that are yet to be categorized.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • When running a report in the portal have an option to request an email notifying when the report is ready to be viewed

                                          As reports can sometimes take a long time it would be good to have an option to request an email confirming when the report is ready with a link to the report.

                                          5 votes
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