UTM 9.005 Up2Date Released

We have just released stable version 9.005 via Up2Date for Sophos UTM. This release contains many compatibility improvements and stability enhancements for your installation. In addition, this release adds support for our new RED50 device that allows you to address even larger branch offices with our unmatched RED solution at speeds exceeding 400Mbits/sec with the same central configuration and one-time cost that customers enjoy with RED10.  Performance and stability has been increased for the Web Filter and Wireless Protection areas of UTM 9, optimizing memory usage and consumption. The Web Application Firewall and reporting are other areas that had some bugs quashed. To ensure the best possible performance and experience of your UTM9, you should install 9.005 at your convenience. Read on for the package details.

Here are the download details for UTM 9.005:
Sophos UTM 9.005016 Up2Date Information

-Support for RED 50 appliances
-Stability fixes for Web Filter
-Stability fixes for Wireless APs
-Bug fixes for Application Control
-Updated timezone definitions

-System will be rebooted
-Configuration will be upgraded
NOTE: Connected WiFi APs will perform firmware upgrade after installation!
NOTE: Connected RED devices will perform firmware upgrade installation!

[21785] Transparent Authentication does not work for IPv6 when SSL scanning is active
[21899] Form Hardening blocks request due to missing token, although URL Hardening Exception should allow access
[22456] Empty graphs in Hardware and Network Usage
[23179] Form Hardening doesn't support image type input form buttons

Up2date: ftp://ftp.astaro.de/pub/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.005015-005016.tgz.gpg
MD5Sum: ftp://ftp.astaro.de/pub/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.005015-005016.tgz.gpg.md5
Size: ~3.7MB

Up2Date Installation: Sophos Up2Date technology makes it easy to upgrade your Sophos UTM to the latest version. There are two ways to apply an already-downloaded Up2Date package to the system:

  1. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to Management >> Up2Date >> Overview and use Update to latest version now to install the Firmware Up2Date. Click on the “Watch Up2Date Progress in new window” and an extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation. (The System administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished.)

  2. Download the Up2Date package from our HTTP or FTP Server and install it under Management >> Up2Date >> Advanced: 

  Sophos UTM Up2Date FTP Mirrors:  


  • If you want to provide feedback or want to discuss any of the UTM V9 features you should post it on our User Bulletin Board. Please indicate the version you are using to help us (and everyone helping you). e.g. “[9.005] SSL VPN with Windows 8”.
  • If you have any feedback on our help, manual, or any documentation (Online Help) please send it to docu@astaro.com.
  • You are free to use our new demo server environment without hassle, nags, or registration. Enjoy!

 -Angelo Comazzetto, Sophos


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