XG Home firewall is throttling my bandwidth. I was able to get ~900MB download on a speed test from my computer through the ISP modem (connected directly). When I was connected through my home router (wired) without the XG home firewall in the network I would get ~880MB download. When I put the XG firewall into the network I now get <300MB. I checked all the traffic shaping configurations that I could find, but I could never get it to where it should be. Is there any traffic shaping configuration that I missed or configured wrong? Thank you in advance for any assistance.
Protectli Vault FW2b
SFOS 18.0.6 MR-6-Build655
I upgraded the Protectli Vault appliance to the VP2410. It has the J4125 Quad Core up to 2.7 GHz with 8GB of RAM. I also installed a Samsung 256GB SSD This was the answer.
Given my ISP provides me with 1GB bandwidth, what would be the best specifications for hardware to run the Sophos XG home firewall software? Would a Intel Celeron Processor J4125 Quad core 2.0 GHz be something that I need to look at?
What about Intel Celeron Processor J3160 Quad core 1.6GHz?
for home use the recommendation is the fastest CPU you can get without going above about i3, you don't need computational power. I use a XEON.
XG115W - v19 GA - Home
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Okay, I understand. I am looking at the Intel Celeron J4125 processor.
If you wish to use your 1GB/s internet to the maximum for one user you will need lots of MHZ.
You mean the CPU? This one I'm looking at is 2.00 GHz.
yes, I mean CPU. You will also need to disable speedstep so the CPU is running at a reasonable speed when idle otherwise your throughput will suffer.
What does the CPU utilisation report when you run your tests on the existing hardware?
I have not looked at the CPU utilization report. I will have to do that later. As for disabling speedster? Is that a Sophos component in the XG software?
My J1900 without IPS can do 500Mbps.
That's the problem... IPS is turned off and the best I can do is ~450MB and I have a provided 1GB. I regularly got ~900MB when I had my old XG85 running 17.5.