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  1. Ability to notify any pending updates by email

    Ability to notify any pending updates by email to individual or group email address. This would use the same smtp credentials as the report notifications section, outgoing settings.

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  2. Add notes to source and destination exception list so that I.P addresses are identifiable from the screen

    At present we have a list of devices shown by I.P address in our web filter exceptions. It would be a bonus if we could add a device name or location to the list.

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  3. Standard Categories

    It would be great if under Categories, the "Standard Categories" are expanded by default and if they continue to be at the bottom of the list. It would make it a lot easier to add custom content to each via find, which I would imagine that Smoothwall would review and categorise such content in the back end.

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  4. Making the block page for adverts e.g. googleadservices.com etc. more clear to end users

    It would be handy if there was a way of making the advert blocked message (for googleadservices.com etc) appear more obvious i.e. change the CSS of the resultant page to make the text bold, red in colour and bigger. As it stands it leads to people blaming our system i.e. network\browser\Smoothwall because its almost like a blank screen (with a tiny 'Advert blocked' message in gray writing in the top left of the page - this is very easy to miss and misconstrue as the page not loading. This will only get worse on mobile devices with smaller screens, which…

    6 votes
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  5. Ability to add notes to exception IP addresses

    Quite often when looking through our Smoothwall boxes we come across IP addresses in the exceptions list that we don't recognise. This may be due to settings being implemented a long time ago, or by another member of the team. Our main concern is that if there is an address that we can't identify we need to make sure that it hasn't been implemented as a quick fix solution to bypassing the firewall, therefore exposing a user to potentially inappropriate material.

    For example it may be an IP address of the schools boiler monitoring system phoning home, which is fine.…

    97 votes
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  6. Option to schedule updates and releases on custom times.

    Option to schedule updates and releases on custom times. And maybe to plan on specific day.
    Our customer wants update the machine when they have lunchtime.(12:30h)

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  7. Display a Filter List Description in the Portal

    When users are using the portal they currently cannot see the descriptive comments in the "Manage Filter Lists" that set in the admin console under Guardian > Policy Objects > Categories in the Comment field. It would be beneficial that portal users who can edit the Lists know what each of he lists do in order to aid them using the right filter list. Displaying this comment under the title would achieve this

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  8. restrict IDS alerts

    Where IDS sends alerts notifying of an event - once it has been investigated it would be useful to white list that event to prevent future alerts

    for example i get hundreds of these alerts a day and it would be good to filter them out

    " 6F000110: IDS alert (Intrusion Priority: 2 [Attempted Denial of Service]) ET CURRENT Possible Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance Remote SIP Inspection Device Reload Denial of Service Attempt (sid: 2010818) [81.145.172.30:5060->

    2 votes
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  9. Show system Hostname on Dashboard

    Show system Hostname on Dashboard, possible under Support Information

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  10. Have a "Search" button on Web Filter

    When trying to change settings for a search to track down a problem using the Web filter report, I made the changes to my criteria and couldn't see how to use them to give me search results. Looked for a "search" button. (As a newbie, I wanted to search for blocked pages but couldn't see how to do it AND I am a little puzzled as to why the "Category" box doesn't make use of a Combo Box item for selection ...!

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  11. Configurable Dashboard

    Could the items on the dashboard be configurable by the user? It would be nice to see what we wanted on the dashboard such as quick block / allow or live web traffic, rather than the current set of information / tools.

    29 votes
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  12. NETWORK --> INTERFACE page

    If I create comments for my interfaces, and click on the SHOW COMMENTS option, why do I have to keep on clicking on SHOW COMMENTS every time I leave then return to this page?

    Leave the interface comments on all the time!

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  13. 4 votes
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  14. Bandwidth graph instead of hits

    I would rather see a scrolling Bandwidth monitor than the hits monitor.

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  15. Outbound Email Queue Viewer

    To provide a tick box or similar to be able to delete individual emails or everything from the Outbound Email Queue

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  16. 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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  18. Capitve Portal

    Like barracuda's web filter, have a section to generate a captive portal with terms and conditions and yes or not buttons.

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  19. Option to change user password

    need to option to change my user password when not full admin

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  20. Certificates: check if Smoothwall certificate has already been installed before offering installation

    Certificates: check if Smoothwall certificate has already been installed before offering installation

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