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  1. Wildcard Usage

    Please add the ability to use wildcards at least in blocked content. For example: *.fmovies.* If we could just put that in, we wouldn't have to spend more time blocking 5t3.fmovies.com or fmovies.com and .net..whatever. You get the point I am sure. This would ease administration for smaller districts that use your product that don't have someone that JUST handles filtering and firewall operations.

    7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Guardian Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Time based controls on Content Modifications

    I really, really need time based controls for youtube in the content mods.

    21 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Guardian Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. A Print/extract button

    A simple extract button to print or export to .csv file?

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  4. 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)

    11 votes
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  5. Limit Safeguarding portal reporting to student groups

    Kenilworth has added the "Groups" dropdown to the Safeguarding portal that our DSL will have access to. We need to remove or tweak this so that they can only run the report against students rather than potentially any group. We do not want them running this report against staff, for example.

    19 votes
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  6. Acceptable Usage Policy Prompt User First Access

    It would be useful if you could store and electronic version of organisations internet usage policy within Smoothwall and on first access to the internet from a user they are prompted to read and accept the version of the usage policy that is current in the system before being granted internet access.

    Smoothwall will then log that the policy has been read/ackknowledge by the user for reporting purposes.

    If the Administrator then updates the usage policy the next time a user attempts to access the internet they are presented with the revised policy to review and accept.

    46 votes
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  7. manual exclusions for safeguarding report

    It would be REALLY useful to be able to go to the Reports>Safeguarding>Exclusions page and manually add domain level exclusions there, rather than have to click through the safeguarding report

    7 votes
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  8. 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

    3 votes
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  9. Idex Client roll out

    It would be useful to have the ability to bundle the cert in with the Idex Client when you push it out.

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  10. Save Button

    When I mark a report, I then click on Edit and the report shows at the top. After I make any changes, how is the report Saved?

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  11. User Breakdown Report

    This report can help admins see which individual websites, users spend the most time on during the day or a period of time.

    A list of 10,20,50,100..etc users can be run to show (per individual user) the breakdown of the Time Spent Browsing.

    Example - User John Smith

    Site - Time Spent
    BBC - 3hrs 3mins
    Twitter - 2hrs 35mins
    YouTube - 39mins
    etc...

    This will allow admins to find out what sites certain users enjoy frequently browsing and to prove if someone is potentially not doing the correct thing at the correct time (Games at school) (Social Media at…

    6 votes
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  12. DNS test for a Website

    Test DNS resolution for a given site giving full details of returned dns results.

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  13. Guest Portal

    Add a guest portal that allows us to authenticate external users by registering for an account, that then can be reported on by name rather than just MAC address. Need for liability coverage and identification.

    14 votes
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  14. Traffic Graph scaling

    Traffic graphs have been changed recently to adjust from 100Mbps to 1Gbps when 100Mbps is exceeded. Can this be changed to a user defined value. Eg we have a 200Mbps link and if we could have the graph only go this high it would show us more accurately when our connection is being saturated. Its currently hard to tell when its scaling to 1Gbps. Thanks/

    9 votes
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  15. Forward HTTPS error page to MITM download page

    I'm just thinking if a user hasn't installed the cert on any of our guest networks, the HTTPS error page could automatically forward to the user to the download page where they can install the cert?

    If we have multiple subnets and the smoothie is a the default gateway for each subnet, there would have to be an option to set the address of this page.

    36 votes
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  16. 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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  17. bandwidth module improvements "Policing"

    The current Bandwidth Module provides "shaping" which is only good for outbound connections. Its a store and forward from my understanding.

    Policing on the other hand can be applied to both inbound and outbound connections. It relies on IP (i believe) to slow down the connection by dropping packets. (Would only be good for TCP) It would be great if we could limit inbound and outbound based on External and Internal ip addresses. Currently inbound connections can flood the whole RED adapter.

    Example an internal address requests data from say Microsoft Updates. The Max connection rate will be used to…

    6 votes
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  18. Group Mapping to AD OUs

    Mapping users to Smoothwall groups from Organisational Units in Active Directory would be more useful than the current: by AD security group.

    18 votes
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  19. https inspection warning

    Enable or disable the https inspection for different locations, therefore, trusted in house device don't keep seeing the same message. BOYD devices can see it the message daily.

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  20. External Interfaces in their own fixed position at the top of the page

    Hi,
    I don't think the revised traffic monitor page is an improvement.
    The scroll box with the interfaces is an annoyance.
    An improvement would be to separate the external interfaces and place the primaries at the top of the page in their own fixed position with traffic graphs for each.
    Then the internal interfaces could be listed separately.
    I would also appreciate a lot more individual connections in the listing at the bottom.
    Perhaps the individual listings could be expanded with a scroll box.

    4 votes
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