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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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    0 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Blocked pages feature request

    It would be really useful the 'Blocked' pages URL included the full URL...at present, they are truncated.

    Thanks

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    1 comment  ·  Guardian Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Bandwidth Monitoring

    Give option to show bandwidth in mbps/s rather than kbps/s and make columns right justified making figures easier to read.

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  5. Roadwarriors Security

    On the Network -> VPN -> SSL roadwarriors page new groups are enabled by default. I feel all groups should be disabled unless specifically enabled. Thanks.

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    1 comment  ·  Authentication  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Show IP address / mac address and DNS name of station / location and record all of them in the log.

    If you only record the ip address, in a DHCP environment it's difficult track back and check where and /or what machine was used to browse a certain URL or violate policy.

    Please ensure that the smoothwall logs contain the DNS name / mac address picked up in realtime when the log is recorded.

    Thanks .

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  7. Reporting enhancement: list 20 previous URLs prior to a block

    Reporting enhancement: list 20 previous URLs prior to a block

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  8. Allow a reboot to be scheduled on a regular basis

    Allow the users to schedule a reboot when they want as far in the future as they want.

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  9. Please fix the DoS hack for the login pages

    There is a simple DoS flaw that needs to be fixed. If a client has a program that sends many requests to the internet and they aren't authenticated then it overloads and kills the login pages for everyone. The same problem could happen by simply holding F5 refresh on the login page to spam the page with requests, this is an huge problem, and a security flaw that should have been fixed long ago by restricting the number of requests the auth pages respond to for any given IP or client.

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  10. DHCP Relay via IPSEC VPN

    It would be useful to be able to point clients at a central DHCP server via IPSEC VPN. This would make administration of remote sites (Schools) easier

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  11. Category Folder Name

    I'd really like the ability to name a category folder.

    A folder that I can name "Google for Education" for example and within that folder I can add the various allow and blocking policies. Currently, If I careate a folder with the "Who " and "What" fields blank, so I can stipulate them within the folder, I can't see what the folder is used for unless I open it.

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  12. 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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    0 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. No block page with Request button for "Server Socket Error"

    Currently, non-filtering errors such as "Server Socket Error" or various SSL Certificate errors cause the SmoothWALL block page to come up. The users think it's because we blocked them from the page, and send us requests to unblock (no one reads or understands the "Reason" details) a webpage that isn't blocked.

    Please give us conditional control over different types of server errors so that we can "drop connection" or use a custom block page for them.

    3 votes
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  14. Compatibility with android apps

    At the moment RADAR works for MAC, Windows and chromebook. However chromebooks are now capable of using android apps, as a result android apps in chromebook is not monitored by RADAR. It will be great if we have RADAR for android as well.

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  15. 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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  16. 3cx Tunnel

    It would be beneficial for users using a 3CX Phone system to be able to prioritise traffic using the 3CX tunnel protocol rather than STUN/SIP.

    The 3CX tunnel protocol allows a single, encrypted tunnel between remote sites and a hosted PBX, allowing for easier configuration and more secured connections.

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  17. safegurading module - probable false positives

    the following entry came up on safeguarding report.

    Intolerance http://www.intmensorg.info/images/thamestidewaytunnel.jpg

    I am not sure if this is correct. Please check if it's not the correct caegory or is not a safeguarding issue please correct the error or fix the engine.

    Thanks

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  18. your export process does not offer a start AND end time option

    your export process does not offer a start AND end time option so how can we export the hours of logs we want to see ? your export options are lacking in usability.

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  19. 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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  20. 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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