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  1. Support for packet capture within the user interface

    It would be extremely useful to be able to perform a packet capture (.pcap / tcpdump) from the Smoothwall web interface for the purposes of troubleshooting. Presumably this is simply achieved if you have root access and can log in over SSH, but in environments where this is not available, there is no way currently to perform a packet capture and a very useful troubleshooting option is therefore not possible.

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      0 comments  ·  Firewall & Routing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • IPS - autoblock probe IPs

      It would be useful if Smoothwall had a way of automatically blocking IP addresses of malicious/probe packets dropped by IPS.
      Thanks.

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      • Scroll realtime web filter

        Would be great if when viewing the realtime web filter, a scrollbar be present, or that the scrolling would automatically stop when the user hovers a mouse over a line so we could quickly read & take stock of the information, then when the mouse moves away from pane, the scrolling continues.

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          Add disable button

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          • web filter real time - allow & denied category

            many times i just want to watch a real time web filter of a specific IP address and i want to filter only denied request or only allowed requests. currently i can filter only allowed requests partially if i use httpcode 200 but if i want to find blocked requests then i cant just click one box which shows all block codes such as 407 etc. it would be nice to have a filter option to choose show only blocked url requests. so i can see if something is being blocked or not without having to see hundreds of allow…

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            • custom file extensions to be added to the remove/block list

              allow custom file extensions to be added to the remove/block list, such as .z files

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              • track a Bring Your Own Device to User

                We need to track a user that logs in, using their own device, to our network using their network user name and password. At the moment the report only gives us the IP address but we need to identify the user.

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                • put a button on this screen to add exclusions

                  I want to prevent some from being reported, but still block them. This would be the perfect screen to

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                  • Advanced option in Web filter report to show Content modifications applied

                    Would be really useful to have an option in the Realtime Web filter logs to show which content modifications have been applied. The current policy tester does this but is insufficient as it only applies to a single test url and doesn't work if website requires a login first.

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                    • Address Object Created

                      Problem: Having to go back and forth to find information on Address Object.

                      Should be able to view the IPs when overing over the Object(popup) in port forward, anywhere when we use the object.
                      This will reduce support time and customer time and set some clarity when fault finding.

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                      • Details

                        Instead of having individual drop down buttons for each user report in safeguarding - can we have a reveal all button :)

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                          Create user to get access to the portal(extra selection)

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                          • Allow access for non-admins to block and unblock pages.

                            Filter lists can only be updated by admins. Setting users as admins provides unnecessary and possibly risky access, even with the most restrictive permissions. Providing a user portal or other method for specified users to block or unlock pages would be helpful.

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                            • IPSec subnets status doesn't reflect connection status

                              Hi,

                              We've encountered this problem before i.e. after applying changes or working with IPSec tunnels the UI doesn't reflect connection status and for example our only VPN tunnel is DOWN whereas the UI is showing in Control as Up (green). Once manually restarted (click Down then Up again) it's back online still the status should refresh automatically and show when connections are down.

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                              • 1 vote
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                                • Allow named location - eg for contacting Ricoh Servers

                                  Allow named location - eg for contacting Ricoh Servers
                                  Our copiers need to check a specific IP address for firmware updates etc

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                                  • ssl vpn connection control page show when the connection started

                                    have the control page show when the remote user connected pr how long they have been connected

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                                    • help for this page is missing info

                                      "about dynamic certificates has no information when clicked on..

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                                      • Safeguarding Reports - Restrict by Group

                                        You can restrict admin access on Smoothwall and limit that access just to the reports section.

                                        we have a dedicated safeguarding officer, for student welfare. At present, if I provide him access he can view all of our stuff data as well.

                                        Can we have further functionality in the admin restriction to allow particulular users to only view certain 'groups'.

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