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  1. Tie safeguarding reports to blocked / allowed activities

    I have a product improvement suggestion that would aid us greatly in finding an actual use for the safeguarding part of the Smoothwall UTM product.

    At present, there is no real link between the Safeguarding instant notifications & reports, and the web filtering logs that they are built upon. Usually, when we discover a real safeguarding issue after trawling through a large quantity of false safeguarding flags, we currently have to go back through the logs to establish whether the noted issues were or were not actually blocked. This takes a lot of time, and is essential to be able…

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  2. Make the date and time configuration more user-friendly on the report page.

    1) Allow configuration of default date and time. Most reports I use are for the current day not the past week.

    2) Let the date/time selection be part of the header of the page so that when scrolling down to a report the date/time selection is still visible.

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  3. Heartbeat Alert

    It would be a nice feature if we could receive once or twice per day an alert from the device that simply says "Hello, I'm still here". We have configured alerts, but this particular alert does not exist today.

    Thanks.

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  4. Send now function by each scheduled report

    For each scheduled report have a button to send now. This button will manually kick off the report and send to email group.

    It would be good for testing scheduled reports

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  5. Column for child node

    Add column in Realtime Web Filter report showing the node that proxied the request to help fault finding

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  6. Safeguarding Notifications exclude nodes

    We have a parent node and several child nodes. The parent node doesn't proxy (child nodes handle client proxying) and we report from the parent node. Problem is that if I schedule a weekly safeguarding notification report I get one report from the parent with the report detail and also an empty report from each of the child nodes. I'd like to be able to exclude child nodes from sending out the notifications so that I don't send out empty reports to School Safeguarding officers

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  7. Destination IP column on Realtime Web Filter report

    It would be nice to see a Destination IP column alongside the URL column in the Realtime Web Filter report. It would save having to carry out manual DNS lookups.

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  8. Searching by IP

    The realtime web filter report needs to be able to differentiate between and IP such as 10.41.145.7 and 10.41.145.71 (72, 73, 74 etc).

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  9. Search via phrase

    You can search via the report - search terms, but can only select a day and only searches for 2 hour slot.

    It would be nice to have a report that you can search for a phrase and select a week, month and show the results.

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  10. Email a student if they do something that would appear on the daily safeguarding email

    It would be good if Smoothwall could email a student if they do something that would appear on the daily safeguarding email?

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  11. Option to select which nodes send a Safeguarding notification

    We have several child nodes which send their reporting data to the Parent
    node which handles reporting. This means that when I schedule Safeguarding notifications I get a full detail report from the parent along with empty reports from each of the child nodes.

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  12. Report showing Top Users and each User's Top 10 websites

    Our most common report requests are to run a monthly report on an AD group showing the Top 100 users by total time spent and a summary for each user showing their Top 10 URLs accessed. This could be made into a simple template for AD Group membership reporting with options to allow us to choose browse time and/or bandwidth

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  13. Schedule reports for specific date ranges

    Investigation reports take ages to run and to get round this we would usually schedule an investigation report but you don't appear to be able to set a date range for the reporting data. You can only set a date for the schedule. e.g. I would schedule a user investigation report to run tonight to report on activity generated last month

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  14. Report on "additional" interface IPs

    Report on "additional" interface IPs
    We have added additional IPs to some interfaces (used when migrating from old proxy solution to Smoothwall). I'm trying to report on who is hitting those IPs to determine which clients are miss configured with the old proxy IPs but it just doesn't seem possible.

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  15. Make the Traffic Graphs page configurable and more concise

    The latest iteration of the Traffic Graphs page is worse than ever. The scrolling list of interfaces is not orderable and you cannot see all the interfaces with the current bandwidth on one page without scrolling.

    We need to be able to choose which interfaces are monitored - and in which order - and place all of the resizable graphs in any order and size them so that they will all fit on one screen for monitoring purposes. Alternatively, this all needs to be available through a web-api so that custom web pages could be built to show the important…

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  16. Radar Lite - Show if request was blocked

    Just started using RADAR Lite. Is there a way for you to show if the logged request was blocked or allowed? This would save a load of work trolling through the Smoothwall Logs.

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  17. New line logs (newer timestamp) should be placed in the top of the list

    The new line logs (with the newer timestamp) show be placed in the top of the list, because we should see the new lines AND the graphic at the same time, avoiding scrolling and missing info.

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  18. Proper headers when generating reports

    When you generate an report via email or 'scheduled' they should have more information about what the report pertains to. Report title, username(s) or group(s), just to name a few.

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  19. Tick -box for 'Select Safeguarding ruleset' when editing Notifications

    A Tick-box for 'Select Safeguarding ruleset' when editing Notifications to replace the current drop-down list which only lets you select one option. This would mean we don;t have to create a separate notification for each type of safeguarding alert.

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  20. Prevent multiple reports being generated

    If you click on a report, it does not start for some time. I often find I clcik it again and can end up with two or three copies of the same report running, which I have to cancel the spurious ones.

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