The product team is pleased to announce that v18.5 MR1 is now available. v18.5 MR1 is available for all SFOS form factors – XGS Series, XG Series, Virtual and Software appliances as well as all supported cloud platforms. SFOS v18.5 MR1 includes support for new Sophos Central Orchestration capabilities as well as a number of important security fixes and enhancements.
Support for new Central Orchestration Subscription (included in the new Xstream Protection license bundle):
Get the full details on Central Orchestration and how to take advantage of it.
A few main menu items have been renamed and re-organized to make the menu more intuitive:
While we always encourage you to keep your firewalls up to date with the latest firmware, over the next few months we are recommending you rapidly apply maintenance releases to ensure you have all the important security, performance, and feature enhancements applied as soon as possible.
Also ensure you have automatic pattern updates enabled so that you can be assured you have the latest protection updates.
XG Firewall v18.5 MR1 is an easy and fully supported upgrade from XG Firewall v17.5 MR14 and later, XG Firewall v18 MR3 and later and all previous versions of v18.5. Please refer to the Upgrade information tab in the release notes for more details.
As usual, this firmware update is no charge for all licensed Sophos Firewall customers. The firmware will be rolled out automatically to all systems over the coming weeks, but you can access the firmware anytime to do a manual update through the Licensing Portal. Please refer to the documentation for more information on how to apply firmware updates.
Sophos Firewall Product Team
Any email notification issue reported ??
Perviously it was SFOS 18.5.0 GA-Build264 firmware and I configured gmail smtp to send notification but everything said successfully but didn't get any emails in my mail box so I upgraded to SFOS 18.5.1 MR-1-Build326 firmware but again same issue. Configuration and test mail said successfully but didn't get any emails.
Is SSL VPN working correctly for you? Please update as we are planning to update the firmware and also we are using split tunnel, could you please help me with an update.
i have installed it on XG 115, XG 135, XGS 126 ans XGS 2100.
No problem for the update, and all is working good in 18.5.1
Wondering when MR-2 will be released to bring it to parity with V18.0.6?
Web E-mail category errors ,The category is already allowed. Strange i need to roll back.