Good news! The latest improvements to Sophos Wireless will make an IT manager's life much easier. These enhancements provide better throughput at load, a power-save mode and an overall enhanced recovery method for robust connectivity between the AP and Sophos Central. This is a staged release and the release rollout could happen in your region over the next four weeks.
Since the last update, we’ve introduced two enhancements which provide you with improved client connectivity insights and SSID configuration.
Client connectivity insight: Helps you track the roaming pattern of associated clients between APs, radios, and networks and gives an indication of the signal strength over a period of time. Simply navigate to the ‘Clients’ section from the left menu and click on an active client to experience this feature.
SSID Creation Wizard: Simplifies the configuration workflow by walking you through the steps required to configure your wireless network. This now provides a clear differentiation between basic SSID configuration and more granular setup with advanced features, for those of you with more extensive skills.
Version 1.15 also brings a more robust WLAN experience by offering:
Key issues addressed in the release:
What To Do If Your AP Remains Offline: (IMPORTANT)
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:
Repeat steps #2 through #6 for any other affected APs.
You can also refer to this KBA https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/127548
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
We are having a major issue with this update. We're currently on 1.15.0-12 and since then, our APs keep rebooting sporadically. This is hampering our ability to use WiFi. Please fix this ASAP.