• 8 Oct 2017

    Sophos Wireless Update 1.15.0 (Staged release)

    Sophos Wireless - Central based Wi-Fi solution Quality and Stability improvement release details. (1.15.0)
    • 5 Oct 2017

    AP firmware update (1.10.1-4)

    We just released a new AP firmware with the following changes: CWIFI-7320 - dnsmasq vulnerabilities The new firmware will be installed according to the update schedule you have defined. What To Do If Your AP Remains Offline In some cases, an Access Point may still appear as Offline in Central Admin after it is upgraded. Re-registering the affected AP(s) with the following steps will resolve the issue : Navigate...
    • 1 Apr 2017

    Sophos Wireless Update (1.12)

    Today we released a new version of Sophos Wireless. This release does not contain any AP firmware update. The latest version is 1.10.1-3 . It contains the following features and improvements: Client list per access point The access point details page got extended. On the top you can switch between settings for that specific AP and its client list. The access point client list contains the same set of information...
    • 25 Feb 2017

    Database issues resulted in AP registration loss for some customers with accounts in Frankfurt

    Hi, This night at about midnight UTC, we encountered a database issue. For about 30% of our customers with accounts in Frankfurt, their access points lost their registration in Sophos Central due to this and stopped broadcasting any network. You were affected if you got a notification at about that time stating that your access points are offline. All others not receiving this message weren't affected. The...
    • 20 Feb 2017

    AP connection issues resolved completely

    Hi, a permanent fix was deployed. Your APs can communicate again. Registration and deletion works as well. Kind regards, Dirk Bolte
    • 20 Feb 2017

    Global AP connection problems Feb 18th, 20:00 UTC and Feb 20th, 01:00 UTC

    Hi, we encountered connection problems of all APs in all regions between Feb 18th, 20:00 UTC and Feb 20th, 01:00 UTC . The APs were still operational but weren't able to retrieve configuration updates or upload any traffic data. This was caused by an issue during certificate renewal. We have a mitigation in place and are working on a permanent fix. The issue caused APs to be shown as offline. Also, deletion...
    • 3 Feb 2017

    Sophos Wireless Update (1.10)

    Today we released a new version of Sophos Wireless. It contains the following improvements & bugfixes: New features: CWIFI-4928: Reporting of high retry values in wireless CWIFI-4933: Reporting of slow DNS latency CWIFI-5354: Support for weekly and monthly schedules on hotspots with password authentication Improvements & bugfixes: CWIFI-5540: more details on Neighbourhood SSIDs CWIFI-3410...
    • 24 Jan 2017

    AP firmware update (1.9.1)

    We released a new AP firmware for Sophos Wireless with the following changes: CWIFI-5220: fix for failing MESH setup CWIFI-5608: fixed issue that required AP reboot when disabling hotspot for a SSID CWIFI-5735: fixed issue for failing hotspot authentications in rare circumstances CWIFI-5758: fixed issue preventing large number (>40) of clients to connect successfully to one band CWIFI-5814: fixed ethernet...
    • 13 Jan 2017

    Sophos Wireless Update (1.9.0)

    Today we released a new version of Sophos Wireless. It contains some very significant wireless stability improvements that I want to highlight explicitly. It contains fixes for various symptoms like: clients not roaming although another AP is in reach Enterprise authentication not working anymore packet losses or spurious disconnects AP service outage (caused by various crashes) AP registration of fresh...
    • 12 Jan 2017

    Hotspot captive portal issue during next Sophos Wireless release

    We're about to release the next version of Sophos Wireless. A changelog will be posted once everything is done. Unfortunately, the release will shortly impact the hotspot captive portal. It will still be fully functional but it will miss colours, text formatting and images. Once the release is completed, the portal will be ok again.
    • 17 Dec 2016

    AP Firmware update (1.8.1)

    We released a new AP firmware for Sophos Wireless with the following changes: CWIFI-4979: Fixed bug that cause a SSID with enterprise auth to be open on wrong configuration CWIFI-5358: Added recovery for AP daemon crashes that affected authentication and roaming CWIFI-5715: corrected issue that caused APs to loose their registration various debug improvements The new firmware will be installed according...
    • 2 Dec 2016

    Sophos Wireless Update (1.8.0)

    We just released a new version of Sophos Wireless, containing the following changes: New features: CWIFI-4546: Hotspot vouchers with time limits (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-4814: Band steering (requires AP firmware update) Improvements & bugfixes: CWIFI-3184: Re-integrating multicast-to-unicast conversion CWIFI-4545: Fix issue that prevents network configurations from being applied correctly...
    • 23 Nov 2016

    AP Firmware update (1.7.3)

    Today we released a new AP firmware for Sophos Wireless with the following changes: CWIFI-5320: improved AP recovery in crash scenarios CWIFI-5340: fix for generi AP crashes CWIFI-5340: fix for AP crash when fast roaming is enabled CWIFI-5369: fix for slow performance degradation various debug improvements The new firmware will be installed according to the update schedule you have defined.
    • 16 Nov 2016

    AP firmware update (1.7.2)

    We just released a new AP firmware with the following changes: CWIFI-5217: improve traffic prioritisation especially for VoIP traffic CWIFI-5008: fix issue that may cause packet drops or crashes in some scenarios CWIFI-5107: fix VLAN handling for dynamic VLAN when there was another VLAN configured with the same ID CWIFI-5222: prevent network (re-)configuration from affecting other running networks CWIFI-5276...
    • 9 Nov 2016

    Sophos Wireless Update (1.7.0)

    Today we released a new version to Sophos Central, containing the following changes: New features: CWIFI-4238: Guest Network CWIFI-3528: Airtime Fairness CWIFI-4392: Hotspot daily password Improvements & bugfixes: CWIFI-5110: support of latest AP batches CWIFI-4468: addressed issues that stops AP communicating with Sophos Central CWIFI-4585: corrected error reporting for AP configuration issues...
    • 2 Nov 2016

    AP firmware update (1.6.1)

    We just released a new AP firmware with the following changes: CWIFI-5012: fix issue with hotspot redirect not working properly with some browsers/settings CWIFI-5082: debugging improvements in case of AP crashes The new firmware will be installed according to the update schedule you have defined.
    • 20 Oct 2016

    Sophos Wireless Update (1.6.0)

    Today we released a new version to Sophos Central, containing the following changes: New features: CWIFI-1091: Hotspot Portal (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-4547: Hotspot Backend Authentication with Radius (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-2144: scheduled SSID availability CWIFI-4388: Rogue AP: BSSID classification (requires AP firmware update) Improvements & bugfixes: CWIFI-4444: corrected...
    • 29 Sep 2016

    09/29/16 AP firmware update (1.5.1)

    Today we released a new AP firmware containing the following changes: CWIFI-4695: fix issue with APs going offline on connection issues to Sophos Central CWIFI-4815: correct usage insight when using RADIUS VLAN assignment CWIFI-4839: correct bug that prevent neighbourhood SSIDs to be reported The firmware will be deployed according to your update settings.
    • 28 Sep 2016

    09/28/16 Sophos Wireless Update (1.5.0)

    Today we released a new version to Sophos Central, containing the following changes: New features: CWIFI-321: fast roaming (802.11r) (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3078: dynamic VLAN (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3175: MAC-based access control (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3593: SOS SSID (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3215: SSID Neighborhood scanning (requires AP firmware update)...
    • 8 Sep 2016

    09/08/16 Sophos Wireless Update (1.4.0)

    Today we released a new version to Sophos Central, containing the following changes: New features: CWIFI-122: Background dynamic channel selection (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3174: MAC vendor lookup CWIFI-3179: Selectable encryption algorithm for WPA/WPA2 and WPA2 (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3593: SOS SSID (requires AP firmware update) Improvements & bugfixes: CWIFI-3612: correct...
    • 16 Aug 2016

    08/16/16 Sophos Wireless Update (1.3.0)

    We released a new version to both Sophos Central as well as the APs (1.3.0). It includes the following changes: New features: CWIFI-2844: show historical clients CWIFI-3191: support WEP encryption (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3203: support client isolation (requires AP firmware update) CWIFI-3212: support hidden SSID (requires AP firmware update) Improvements & bugfixes: CWIFI-3066:...
    • 10 Aug 2016

    Manual action required for Mesh networks in upcoming AP firmware release (1.3)

    Hi, next week we will release a new AP firmware. This firmware will contain major changes in our wireless driver. Unfortunately this will result in an incompatibility for Mesh between version 1.3 and any previous one. As a result, once the root AP was updated, no repeater AP cannot participate in Mesh anymore. To mitigate this, you have to temporarily connect your repeater APs to the internet to allow them to retrieve...
    • 1 Aug 2016

    08/01/16 AP firmware update (1.2.1)

    Today we released a new AP firmware containing the following changes: CWIFI-4272: fix issue that may result in AP loosing its registration The firmware will be deployed according to your update settings.
    • 26 Jul 2016

    07/26/16 Sophos Wireless Update (1.2.0)

    We released a new version to Sophos Central as well as a new AP firmware (1.2.0-1) including the following changes: New features: CWIFI-3850: domain visibility CWIFI-3447: show AP internal IP address Improvements & bugfixes: CWIFI-4300: fix AP15C channel configuration issue CWIFI-4299: fix AP15C band configuration issue CWIFI-4149, CWIFI-4035: correct global traffic reports when disabling traffic...
    • 12 Jul 2016

    07/12/16 AP firmware update (1.1.1)

    We released a new firmware version with the following content: CWIFI-4255: fix issue when configuration aren't applied when AP serves a large number (~100) of connected clients CWIFI-4258: fix issue with wrong usage calculation for large data usage of a single application (> 2 GB in 4 minutes) Although the version is not correctly shown as newly available on the settings page, it will be installed according...