Sophos Firewall Manager - SFMOS 15.01.0 MR-3 Released

We’ve released a maintenance release for Sophos Firewall Manager (SFM). This update contains fixes for a number of open issues.

News

Maintenance Update

Remarks

Device will be rebooted

Applicable SFMOS versions

Following SFMOS versions can upgrade to this SFM-OS maintenance release:

  • SFMOS 15.01.0 (GA release - Build 301)
  • SFMOS 15.01.0 MR-1 (Build 425)
  • SFMOS 15.01.0 MR-2 (Build 465)

Compatible SFOS versions

SFM MR Release - SFMOS 15.01.0 MR-3 supports Firewalls running on the following Sophos Firewall OS (SFOS) versions:

  • SF-OS 15.01.0 (GA release - Build 376)
  • SF-OS 15.01.0 MR-1.1 (Build 407)
  • SF-OS 15.01.0 MR-2 (Build 418)
  • SF-OS 15.01.0 MR-3 (Build 447)
  • SFOS 16.01.0 (Build 144)
  • SFOS 16.01.0 (Build 167)  
  • SFOS 16.01.1 (Build 202)  

 

Bug Fixes

Device Configuration

  • Adding an IPS policy at device level in SFM displays a loading error when SFOS devices are in HA. - NCCC-3550
  • Page gets frozen on applying status change after the list of policies are filtered or sorted e.g. Wireless Networks, SSL VPN. - NCCC-3087

System Settings

  • Dedicated Port IP address of SFM devices in HA do not update on disabling HA after a failover scenario. - NCCC-3577

Templates

  • Unable to clone a template having dynamic host in network rule under policies. - NCCC-2332
  • Default Device Access Profiles are missing in Template. - NCCC-3088
  • Custom IPS signature(s) selected using ‘individual signature selection’ option in an IPS policy get deselected when the template is cloned - NCCC-2929

Device Management Settings

  • Applicable Device list on firmware upgrade page displays the devices only after the page is refreshed. - NCCC-2980
  • Issue with SFOS v16 device synchronization, when a firewall is added in an SFM with SFM MR-2 version. - NCCC-4016
  • Device displays ‘Disconnected’ status after compatibility is downloaded for respective device, until one logs in again on SFM. - NCCC-1636

 

Files

Firmware updates are available for manual download, via MySophos: Download from MySophos.

 

Updating your Firmware

Sophos Up2Date technology makes it easy to upgrade your Sophos Firewall Manager to the latest version.

There are two ways to apply an available Up2Date package to the device:

Method 1

  • Log in to your SFM web interface.
  • Go to System Management > System Settings > Maintenance > Firmware.
  • Click “Check for new Firmware” to download the latest firmware.
  • Once it is downloaded, click “Install” to begin the installation. The system will reboot and the new firmware will be installed.
  • You can roll back to the previous firmware version by clicking “Boot Firmware” for the previous firmware version. Any configuration changes made between the upgrade and roll back will be lost.

Method 2

  • Download the Up2Date package from MySophos.
  • Go to System Management > System Settings > Maintenance > Firmware.
  • Select “Upload firmware” against the non-active firmware to upload the new firmware file and click “Upload & Boot”. The system will reboot and the new firmware will be installed.
  • You can roll back to the previous firmware version by clicking “Boot Firmware” for the previous firmware version. Any configuration changes made between the upgrade and roll back will be lost.

 

Providing Feedback

Please provide feedback and discuss this release or other aspects of the product with fellow community members and Sophos staff here on the forums. Please indicate the version you are using to enable everyone to better assist you.

If you have any feedback on our help, manual, or any documentation (Online Help) please send it to nsg-documentations@sophos.com.