• Release Note for APX update | AP FW 11.0.020

    Overview Sophos Wireless APX is getting upgraded for better performance. These changes require firmware updates if used with Sophos UTM or Sophos XG / XGS Firewall.  There is no impact on features, capabilities, or other functionality of the acc...
  • End-of-Life (EOL) Extension: AP Series Access Points

    Due to the ongoing supply chain situation and general Wi-Fi component availability, we have decided to extend the end-of-life (EOL) date for the following AP Series models: AP 15/15C AP 55/55C AP 100/100C/100X The new EOL date is December 31, 2023,...
  • AP Series EOL Planning and Wi-Fi 6 / Wi-Fi 6E

    JUNE 27, 2022 - PLEASE NOTE: THE EOL DATE FOR THE AP SERIES HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO DEC 31, 2023. Read more. To answer the many questions we've received about our wireless roadmap, we've just published first information on our Partner News Blo...
  • Release Notes for APX Series Update | AP FW 11.0.019

    Overview  Starting in April, all new APX Series access points which are shipped from Sophos warehouses will have an under-the-hood hardware upgrade. For these access points to be registered with either Sophos UTM (SG Series) or Sophos ...
  • Release Notes & News: The  AP firmware 11.0.018 for Sophos Firewall OS (SFOS)

    Hi Community!  The  AP firmware 11.0.018 has been released for Sophos Firewall OS (SFOS). This pattern update has a fix for APX 120 update issue which was discovered during AP Firmware 11.0.017 release. News: Maintenance ReleaseBugfixe...
  • The  AP firmware 11.0.017 for Sophos Firewall OS (SFOS)

    Hi Community!   The  AP firmware 11.0.017 has been released for Sophos Firewall OS (SFOS). This pattern update has a fix for the recently discovered Wi-Fi vulnerabilities AKA FragAttacks in legacy Access Points.  In addition to the patch, t...
  • Sophos Wireless: Removal of License Requirement in Sophos Central

    The global pandemic has forced organizations to rethink their approach to connectivity, access, and IT management. With more solutions moving to the cloud, and workforces becoming more distributed, the need for flexible, remote management and scalabl...
  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.3.2 - Firmware (Staged Release)

    Overview  The Anatel certification for the Sophos APX 320X outdoor model is now complete and Sophos Wireless v2.3.2 brings the support for this model to operate in Brazil.  Bug fixes   Issue Key Summary CWIFI-12378   ...
  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.3.1-7 - Firmware (staged release)

    Overview  Sophos Wireless v2.3.1-7 is a maintenance release that fixes an internally found issue seen on some APX 320X models only.  Bug Fixes Issue Key Summary CWIFI-12434 APX320X: AP fails to boot from backup partition when the prima...
  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.3.1 - Firmware (staged release)

    Overview  Sophos Wireless v2.3.1-5 brings support for the new APX 320X outdoor access point plus a few bug fixes to improve your overall Wi-Fi experience. APX 320X Outdoor Access Point The new APX 320X outdoor access point will start ship...
  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.3 - Firmware (staged release)

    [Update - 7/08/2020]

    All Central regions have been updated with the AP firmware 2.3.0-7 to resolve the issue that caused APX 120 devices to become unresponsive and non-functional. New APX 120s can now be registered. Previously registered APX 120s can now also be upgraded to the latest firmware.

    Customers with unresponsive APX 120 access points should contact support for further assistance.

    KBA 135669 has been updated.

  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.2.1 - Firmware (staged release)

    Overview

    Sophos Wireless v2.2.1-2 introduces a number of enhancements to improve the hotspot functionality. You can now customize the session time for each device which connects to a hotspot using social login and also configure the maximum device connection limit for voucher-based hotspots. Additionally, there are few bug fixes which will enhance the overall user experience.

    New Feature/Enhancement :

    1. Social Login with…
  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.2 - Firmware (staged release)

    Overview 

    Version 2.2.0-19 is an AP firmware release which provides the support on the access point for some upcoming new features. 

    Please note:The following new features will not be visible in the user interface until the Sophos Central update has been released. This is currently scheduled for December 2019.

    • Social login as an authentication type for captive portals
    • Captive portal customization options

    New Feature…

  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.1.3 (Staged release)

    Overview

    The v2.1.3-2 release brings a number of bug fixes which help to deliver an overall better Wi-Fi experience.

    Bug Fixes

    Issue Key

    Summary

    CWIFI-10091

    Few client disconnections are observed when Rogue AP is enabled

    CWIFI-10655

    Auth DOS Attack: Kernel crash observed on APX320

    CWIFI-10522

    Legacy AP models AP100/55 does not support more than 120 clients per radio

    CWIFI-9412

    CVE-2018-14526…

  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.1.2 (Staged release)

    Overview 

    The v2.1.2-1 release brings a few bug fixes to deliver a better Wi-Fi experience overall. 

    Bug Fixes :

    Issue Key

    Summary

    CWIFI-9906

    APX eth0 physical mac address changed to virtual mac.

    CWIFI-9750

    Hostapd is not getting restarted when it gets killed

    CWIFI-9740

    Tx/Rx Workload Calculation Is Showing Wrong Value

    CWIFI-9689

    Packet Capture Fails when we have a Guest + NAT SSID


    Known…

  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.1.1 (Staged release)

    Overview

    The v2.1.1-2 release brings a number of feature enhancements and bugfixes to deliver a better Wi-Fi experience overall.

    New features/Enhancements :

    1. Workload :

     Now more information on the workload can be seen under Access Points. New information includes the following and can be visible in the UI as shown in PIC-1

    • CPU USAGE
    • MEMORY USAGE
    • TX/SEC
    • RX/SEC

     

                                                                                                    PIC-1

         2.…

  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.1 (Staged release)

    Sophos Wireless Update 2.1 (Staged release) 

    The release v2.1.0-3 brings more visibility to the wireless network with new features such as debugging, accounting, and supportability. It also addresses false alerts and improves wireless client scalability for the Sophos APX Series. 

    New features

    1. Wireless Diagnostics  Added to the main navigation, which adds the following features:
    • Event logging and reports
    • Collecting logs…
  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.0.0-12 (Staged release)

    Release v2.0.0-12 brings some of the key stability, connectivity and  vulnerability fixes to Central Wireless Access Point

     (Staged release will start from September 27th - Multiple regions)

     Issues fixed in v2.0.0-12

    Issue Key Description
    CWIFI-9449 5GHz SSID not broadcasting  in APX320 when mesh in enabled
    CWIFI-9288 Nest Camera unable to re-associate
    CWIFI-9411 DFS channels list for AU country code should be available…
  • Sophos Wireless Update 2.0 (Staged release)

    Sophos Wireless Update 2.0.0-8

    (Staged release will start from July 27th - multiple regions)

    Sophos Wireless provides a simple, effective way to manage and secure your wireless networks. When using our Security Heartbeat™ enabled APX Series access points, you can monitor the health status of any Sophos Central managed endpoint or mobile device and so automatically restrict web access on trusted Wi-Fi networks to prevent…

  • Sophos Wireless Update 1.16.0 (Staged release)

    Sophos Wireless release 1.16 is all about quality, performance improvements, with some feature enhancements.    The latest improvements to Sophos Wireless provide an improved usage experience for administrators. This is a sta...
  • Sophos Wireless Update 1.15.0 (Staged release)

    Sophos Wireless - Central based Wi-Fi solution Quality and Stability improvement release details. (1.15.0)
  • AP firmware update (1.10.1-4)

    We just released a new AP firmware with the following changes:

    CWIFI-7320 - dnsmasq vulnerabilities

    The new firmware will be installed according to the update schedule you have defined.

     

    What To Do If Your AP Remains Offline

    In some cases, an Access Point may still appear as Offline in Central Admin after it is upgraded. Re-registering the affected AP(s) with the following steps will resolve the issue:

    1. Navigate to My Pr…
  • Sophos Wireless Update (1.12)

    Today we released a new version of Sophos Wireless. This release does not contain any AP firmware update. The latest version is 1.10.1-3 . It contains the following features and improvements:

     

    Client list per access point

    The access point details page got extended. On the top you can switch between settings for that specific AP and its client list.

    The access point client list contains the same set of information as…

  • Database issues resulted in AP registration loss for some customers with accounts in Frankfurt

    Hi,

     

    This night at about midnight UTC, we encountered a database issue. For about 30% of our customers with accounts in Frankfurt, their access points lost their registration in Sophos Central due to this and stopped broadcasting any network. You were affected if you got a notification at about that time stating that your access points are offline. All others not receiving this message weren't affected.

     

    The issue…

  • AP connection issues resolved completely

    Hi,

     

    a permanent fix was deployed. Your APs can communicate again. Registration and deletion works as well.

     

    Kind regards,

     

    Dirk Bolte