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  1. 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

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    • Show video names for YouTube videos

      Currently when you look at realtime search results you will not see video names for YouTube videos you just see the YouTube video ID which isn't much help. I would like to be able to see what video is being played and or searched for. We currently run YouTubeEdu which keeps out a lot of the videos we do not want, but some still get through. Being able to see which videos kids are searching for would help a lot.

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      • Option in the report to include user Display name

        Username does not always make sense to the intended recipient of the user - display name would be good to include in the report

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        • Web filter logs unusable

          In the days of old it was easy to find specific information in the Web filter logs, if not you export it. Today it is near impossible. For instance im looking for someone using livechatinc.com but it would require me to move the time forward or backward in tiny points. This is impracticable. Computers today are fast enough to display all the data. This screen should act more like a search tool. Type in a machine, IP or user and get the whole day for that user. Type in a domain name and get all the hits. Please fix it.

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          • Custom allowed content - allow us to record who has requested exception

            Staff request exceptions in custom allowed content. It would be nice to record this against the exceptions we add

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              0 comments  ·  Guardian Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • comments for exclusion entries

              Under the guardian filtering exceptions there's currently no way, besides external documentation, to quickly see why a particular IP has been entered.

              It would be nice if each entry could have a comment alongside it so that i can quickly see why that IP is there/what device is on the other end of it.

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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.

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                • HTTPS Softblock?

                  For example, the MITM get no valid certificate from a webserver, therefor you got the block page and you cannot continue...

                  We like to have an option like the softblock feature...something like: I know it is not safe but continue...

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                  • SafeGuard Report - Format Change

                    Would be nice for the SafeGuard to report not to be in ruleset categories, but sort by time and have the ruleset category as a column on the end.
                    In addition to this, we should also be able to see the search query from this report, else what is the real point of the report?

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                    • Time page / Time displayed

                      On the Time page (System > Preferences > Time) maybe we could have a realtime clock showing the time rather than having to refresh the Time page.

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                        0 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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…

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                        • Access to the squid snmp data

                          It would be nice to have access to the snmp data generated by the squid proxy/cache so it could be pushed out to monitoring programs such as cacti and MRTG etc, at the moment it only reports on the standard linux snmp data not Squid which uses the default port of 3401 which you have to define with an ACL in squid.conf

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                          • Custom refresh patterns & cache tuning

                            It would be brilliant if we had the option of putting in our own refresh patterns and cache options to increase the cache hits, I'm currently having to run a linux squid 3.4.20 server as a sibling using ICP and pushing as much traffic as I can to it via DHCP proxy settings and wpad so it caches as much as it can as the smoothwall is so abysmal at caching in its default setup, we are even thinking of putting my linux squid server upstream of the smoothwall to aid in caching content as my custom squid server is…

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                            • Allow expanable colums

                              Currently when using Web Filter I'm not able to view the full URL that users access depending on the character length, to get round this I have to click Advanced then remove and re-add the URL column. Can you make the columns expandable so I'm able to expand a column by dragging it?

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                                0 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Problem with SafeGuarding Reports

                                I've created a local login for a test user who wants access to the on device reports and given them "Report access" only. When the test user looks at the Safe Guarding reports, yep they can see the users but if they want to drill down to see what each user has been accessing there is an Error.. "Error - You have been logged out. Please login again to continue using this page."

                                I've posted this on the Smoothwall Safeguarding Community too.

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                                • SafeGuard Ruleset 'ALL' Report

                                  It'd be useful to select 'All' as a ruleset option when manually running a web report on the SageGuard section.

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                                  • SafeGuard Report Custom Time

                                    It would be useful to be able to manually set a time for when the SafeGuard reports are sent to the group in question.
                                    Our SLT would like to receive filter reports every day at 5pm to analyse ready to discuss with students the next day!

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                                    • sorting address objects

                                      Please add the ability to sort alpha or by ip.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Firewall & Routing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Abiblity to set start date for report

                                        When trying to run the Executive Report 'Executive Summary for all groups' on the user portal, I am unable to set the start date, It seems to have decided that I need a weeks worth of data. However when I try to run the report it takes me back to the home screen and the previously generated reports section is empty. When I go back to the report definition the run the report button is grayed out. I can only imagine that is due to the report already running, probably because there is too much data, because it wouldn't let…

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                                        • Abiblity to set start date for report

                                          When trying to run the Executive Report 'Executive Summary for all groups' on the user portal, I am unable to set the start date, It seems to have decided that I need a weeks worth of data. However when I try to run the report it takes me back to the home screen and the previously generated reports section is empty. When I go back to the report definition the run the report button is grayed out. I can only imagine that is due to the report already running, probably because there is too much data, because it wouldn't let…

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