Sophos UTM Endpoint protection

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I have been using the Sophos UTM Appliance at home for about 3 years.  It has been my internet gateway all this time and also has been useful for the lab I run at home.

It’s pretty much the full featured enterprise edition but its limited to 50 IP’s on the lan side.  The feature set is huge and needs its own blog post.

I am just going to describe the basic endpoint side here. It’s been on my todo list to blog about this but I saw a fellow vExpert’s elderly father in law fall prey to a scam that Sophos would have probably caught…

If your interested in the product you can obtain it  here.

To enable features in the UTM you typically turn them on globally then they can be configured.

Once this has been done you can deploy the endpoint package (encompassing the AV and control agent)

This can either be done with a direct download or with a unique URL see screenshot.   For any homelabers  a push with group policy is required.

After that its a next next installer

Im not sure what the third party software it removes is but its a

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