Sophos XG Firewall: Useful links for configuring VPN remote access

For Sophos UTM users, check out this Community post


Hey Community,

Some of you may be setting up VPN remote access on the Sophos XG Firewall for the first time. So we wanted ensure that everyone was aware of the great support content available to reference.

Sophos XG Firewall v18 - User Assistance Documentation on VPN

More info: Sophos News: Facilitating remote working with Sophos XG Firewall

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Sophos Connect Client

  • Sophos Connect client is VPN software that runs on Microsoft Windows 7 SP2 and later, and Mac OS 10.12 and later. It establishes highly secure, encrypted VPN tunnels for off-site employees.

Sophos SSL VPN

L2TP Remote Access

Sophos XG Appliance - Product Matrix: Technical Specs & Throughput

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  • I would consider this to be one of the Highest priorties, as the user management and connection process is VERY immature and we're struggling to convince users that this was a positive move away from our Rock Solid AnyConnect clients.

    Please also add Push Authentication via DUO SAML. We're already missing this feature though I recall being told that it was a supported function of Sophos XG.

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  • I would consider this to be one of the Highest priorties, as the user management and connection process is VERY immature and we're struggling to convince users that this was a positive move away from our Rock Solid AnyConnect clients.

    Please also add Push Authentication via DUO SAML. We're already missing this feature though I recall being told that it was a supported function of Sophos XG.

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