Sophos Firewall OS v19 was released just a few months ago in April, and has already been adopted by a huge number of partners and customers who have upgraded to take advantage of the many Xstream SD-WAN and VPN enhancements.
This latest update, v19 MR1 Build 365, brings a number of additional enhancements and fixes to what is already one of our best firewall updates ever:
As covered in the recent community blog post, SFOS v19 MR1 introduces a support requirement for firmware upgrades which will come into effect for customers without a valid support subscription after they've used an initial free upgrade allocation.
Full Details and FAQs
The release of v19 MR1 Build 365 follows our regular firmware release process so you can download it now from MySophos or wait until it appears in your console over the next few weeks.
Sophos Firewall OS v19 MR1 Build 365 is a fully supported upgrade from v19 GA and v19 MR1 Build 350, all previous versions of v18.5 including the latest v18.5 MR4 and v18 MR3 and later. Please refer to the Upgrade information tab in the release notes for more details.
has this update broken firewall rules that use FQDN's?! Since updating, my Azure Site Recovery has stopped, and only if set the destination to 'Any' will it work again! It was previously locked down to FQDN's and had been working for months before the update.
It would have been much better if you released the basics like TLD blocking, country blocking and name spoofing protocols. The features used to secure a network and email system. like what was in the UTM's
Does this update require the device to reboot/disconnect the WAN?
I had this same issue with IPSec VPN after upgrading to SFOS 19. I had a ticket opened and the tech insisted that it was my ISP. I even showed him that I needed to log in into the firewall to deactivate/activate the tunnel. I ended up creating a SSL VPN instead.