Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Firewall
In the past, systems have been limited to 8192 authenticated Live Users on Sophos XG Firewall. When a new user connects after this limit is reached, the system logs off a user and moves the liveuserid to a new login user. As of SFOS v17 MR5 Sophos has increased the default limit to 12,288 and have provided back-end commands to increase this number up to 32,768 (in multiples of 4096).
system auth max-live-users show
system auth max-live-users set <8192-32768>
console> system auth max-live-users set 32768
Note: You must reboot the system before the changes will take effect.
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