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Sophos UTM

Last Update: 2017-08-26 01:22 UTC


Sophos UTM (formerly Astaro Security Gateway) offers an integrated software solution that provides superior performance in an all-in-one firewall. Its hardened operating system, stateful packet inspection, content filtering (virus & surf protection), application proxies and IPsec based VPN provides a powerful solution to today's security issues. It is designed to maximise networks security without compromising its performance enabling telecommuters, branch offices, customers and suppliers to safely share critical business information. Our proprietary user interface, WebAdmin allows ease of use and manageability of all open source firewall components, as well as the Up2Date service via the Internet. It is easy to install with all components on one CD achieving simple implementation and integration to existing network environments.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 234 (34), 6 months: 233 (33), 3 months: 228 (33), 4 weeks: 214 (36), 1 week: 199 (37)

Average visitor rating: 8/10 from 1 review(s).


Sophos UTM Summary
Distribution Sophos UTM (formerly Astaro Security Gateway)
Home Page http://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/unified.aspx
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://www.astaro.org/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/b/2450.aspx
Screenshots --
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/utm-downloads.aspx
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews 4.0: Linux Journal
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2013-05-14: Distribution Release: Sophos UTM 9.1
 • 2012-07-17: Distribution Release: Sophos UTM 9
 • 2012-01-11: Distribution Release: Astaro Security Gateway 8.3
 • 2011-11-12: Development Release: Astaro Security Gateway 8.3 Beta
 • 2010-10-19: Development Release: Astaro Security Gateway 8.1 Beta
 • 2010-07-01: Distribution Release: Astaro Security Gateway 8.0
 • 2010-04-01: Development Release: Astaro Security Gateway 8.0 Beta
 • 2009-10-01: Distribution Release: Astaro Security Gateway 7.5
 • 2009-08-12: Development Release: Astaro Security Gateway 7.5 Beta 4
 • 2009-05-29: Development Release: Astaro Security Gateway 7.5 Beta
 • 2009-02-26: Distribution Release: Astaro Security Gateway 7.4
 • 2008-11-21: Development Release: Astaro Security Gateway 7.4 Beta
 • More Sophos releases...

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Version: 9.411
Rating: 8
Date: 2018-01-19
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Feature-packed with an enviable array of advanced firewall and router functions, including IPS, content filtering, application control, anti-virus, deep-packet inspection, anti-spam and more combined with a router, firewall, DNS server and other advanced networking functions. Includes a wide-array of reporting capabilities and easy Web-based management. Despite this, my use has been plagued with problems so sever as to preclude it's wide-spread implementation. Primarily: performance. It's slow. Real slow. I have it running on a quad-core Intel i5 with 8GB of memory and it is incapable of routing traffic over 20Mbps. It doesn't even matter if ALL functions, other than routing are turned off (no AV, no IPS, no firewall, no anything except routing) and it chugs right along at 20Mbps, routing no faster. The CPU usage isn't pegged, the memory isn't full, it's just slow. Secondarily, some things that relatively simple, like DNS, are painfully convoluted to configure. It's really close to being an amazing piece of software. Close, but not quite there.


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