Sophos Web Appliance: - URL category change October 12th

Hi Community,

This is just an FYI that we are going to be changing the following category for on Monday, October 12th


XG Now

XG After


SWA After

Download Freeware & Shareware

Information Technology


Computer & Internet

Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)

Sophos XG and Sophos Web Appliance SWA


  • Customers may see report data changes as not URL will now be under a different category.
  • Depending on customer setting may be blocked if the new category for is set to block on the appliance

Current status

  • This will be occurring Monday, Oct 12th

Release information

  • XG and SWA all versions 

What to do

  • If all goes well nothing will need to be changed

Shweta Pathak
Community Support Engineer | Sophos Technical Support
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[edited by: FloSupport at 6:57 AM (GMT -7) on 8 Oct 2020]