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  1. Update Guardian 3 'Online Help'

    When clicking Help on Guardian 3 the online help (which is hosted within the software) it contains Guardian 2 information, which is obviously not applicable and not helpful. Get rid of the Guardian 2 info and make sure the G3 stuff is correct.

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  2. Complete the Guardian 3 manual

    The manual for Guardian 3 is incomplete (having only one page of index and 100 pages), the Guardian 2 manual is over 300 pages!

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  3. the ability set rules based on mac address

    I had spoke with a Director that would like the ability to set rules based on mac address so he could apply a set of rules for his mobile devices that would not require authentication and would work across all of his subnet's .

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    This would have one massive flaw – MAC address is not passed on by a router. It’s only visible to devices on the same subnet. Which makes for quite a big limitation to how useful it would be!

  4. 45 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Firewall & Routing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. KVM Support for Smoothwall

    Smoothwall to run in a KVM environment enabling support for IBM cloud.

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  6. Allow /var/log, /var/log/datastore and /var/log/dansguardian to be on different drives

    In big (ish) deployments these take up a LOT of space, and disk time. Having the lot on one set of disks means that the disks can't keep up, and there's often problems with making the drive/array/partition big enough to store all the logs an organisation may need (e.g. keeping 12 months for compliance)

    Smoothwall install currently is clever enough to spot two disks and provides the option of having the system on one, and /var/log on another.

    If this option was simply extended to allow further seperation for /var/log/datastore and /var/log/dansguardian this would help in large installations where there…

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  7. Ability to have PPPoE profile on secondary external connection

    Customer has 3 PPPoE lines (fibre to cabinet) and requires the product to support PPPoE on secondary connections.

    Add ability to bring up PPPoE connection on secondary lines.
    Add ability to DHCP address settings for secondary lines.

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  8. Support for Captive Auto-Login on Apple Devices

    Support for the built in Captive Auto-Login program on Apple Devices, when connecting to a wireless network, the apple device tries to figure out if it is connected to the internet by trying to resolve "http://www.apple.com/library/test/success.html", if it is not successful then it asks the user to log in to the Wireless network.
    At current, this auto-login prompt doesn't come up and to authenticate with the wireless network through a smoothwall, you need to open your browser and log into the SSL Login Page.

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  9. Central Management - Central Alerting

    In the new Central management system, a customer has observed that where they are operating a 'managed service' for their client sites they would like to see an alerting ability on the Parent node that emails the team when a child node fails. They would like to configure alerts for available updates, failed services, high loads, connection failures, inability of the parent node to contact child node etc.

    7 votes
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  10. Mac address registration for "BYOD"

    Allow users to register MAC addresses in bulk to limit those machines for BYOD in school type deployments

    12 votes
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  11. WIFI Hotpsot service including guest ticketing module

    provide a Wifi hotspot module to allow public, guest and paid for wireless access. Provide options for guest ticketing and/or self registration

    112 votes
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    under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. User Agent as policy object

    In some circumstances it would be useful to be able to define the user agent as a policy object for use in Guardian. For example the Microsoft Office Existence Discovery UA is used by Office to check for live versions of documents as Office doesn't support NTLM it can cause authentication pop-ups, being able to set the UA to not require authentication could be a fix for this.

    30 votes
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  13. Colors in realtime logs

    Inbound blocked rose, outbound blocked RED, forward light green, outbound allowed green, etc ..

    It would make looking @ the Realtime logs easier. Everything blends together otherwise.

    47 votes
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    1 comment  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Customise SSL Login Page further including different login pages for different locations

    Have extra options for customising the SSL Login page such as displaying an AUP before being presented with the login page.

    Another option to forward to a specified web page after login such as a portal page with useful School links.

    Also being able to customise different login pages based on Groups & Locations would be great.

    168 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Guardian Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Authentication from Google Apps & Live@Edu

    Allow auth to get user and group information from web services like Google Apps

    13 votes
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  16. 6 votes
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  17. Censord Integration with SMTP system inappropriate content/DLP.

    Integrate Censord with the SMTP system, to provide inappropriate content scanning capability. IE; block offensive language - could this also serve a minor DLP role too? Develop censord to facilitate regex scanning perhaps.

    3 votes
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. 15 minute Time Quotas

    Reduce the minimum Time Quota from 30 minutes to 15 minutes.

    30 minutes access to social media a day is often too much for corporate environments.

    9 votes
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  20. 1 vote
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