Archive for the ‘Networking – Astaro’ Category

Sophos UTM and Samsung Smart TV Updates

Icon Written by Grant on November 29, 2018 – 7:16 am

I noticed my Samsung TV was a few firmware updates, and a few months, behind; although it was set to auto-update. I tried a manual update and it detected new firmware (1132 to 1152) but would not get past about 6% to 11% of the update procedure I opened the Sophos UTM Firewall LIVE LOG […]

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Sophos UTM – STEAM Game System Access rules

Icon Written by Grant on July 1, 2016 – 9:37 pm

1: Add 4 SERVICE DEFS for the following ports: UDP 27000:27015 inclusive (Game client traffic) UDP 27015:27030 inclusive (HLTV) TCP 27014:27050 inclusive (Steam downloads) UDP 4380 Add to your FIREWALL Allow OUTBOUND rules 2: If using Web Filtering, make and exception for content type (eg allow .EXE etc) for the following URLS: […]

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Astaro – Notes from the Field

Icon Written by Grant on May 19, 2012 – 12:45 am

  Naming Notes – when in AD domain for SSO authentication 1) Use your AD Controller as the only DNS resolver for the ASG; support will tell you not to use request routing. Use your AD Controller to forward requests to the upstream dns servers. It feels backwards but that’s what MS AD is expecting. […]