Sophos Firewall Manager - SFMOS 15.01.0 MR-4 Released

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

 

News

Maintenance Update

 

Remarks

Device will be rebooted

 

Applicable SFMOS versions

Following SFMOS versions can upgrade to this SFMOS 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)
  • SFMOS 15.01.0 MR-3 (Build 471)

 

Compatible SFOS versions

SFM MR Release - SFMOS 15.01.0 MR-4 (Build 486) supports Firewalls running on the following Sophos Firewall OS (SFOS) versions:

  • SFOS 15.01.0 (GA release - Build 376)
  • SFOS 15.01.0 MR-1.1 (Build 407)
  • SFOS 15.01.0 MR-2 (Build 418)
  • SFOS 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)  
  • SFOS 16.01.2 (Build 222)
  • SFOS 16.05.0 (Build 098)
  • SFOS 16.05.0 (Build 117)

 

Enhancements

Display the same list of IPS signatures at device level in SFM as visible on the individual Firewall WebAdmin UI for a given model

 

Bug Fixes

  • Increase in SFM CPU consumption in case of high System Event count or when keep alive communication is configured over Syslog - NCCC-3660
  • SFM monitoring dashboard and alerts display base license as expired in 0 days - NCCC-4397

 

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.