Here’s a quick WatchGuard tip. I had to do some analysis on bandwidth usage recently, but although I could see the live usage via system manager there was no report for external bandwidth utilisation in WatchGuard Dimension.
To be able to report on bandwidth utilisation in WatchGuard Dimension you need to enable Performance Statistics logging on the WatchGuard Firebox. Here’s how to do it.
Note: Fireware v12.1 is now available, see here for details.
WatchGuard Fireware v11.12 and WatchGuard System Manager v11.12 was released on 17th November, 2016. This replaces the previous version of 11.11.4 Update 2.
Full release notes can be found here. Please read them before upgrading! Your Firebox must be running, XTM v11.7.5, v11.8.4 or v11.9 or higher before upgrading.
The software can be downloaded from here.
New features and functions include:
- ConnectWise Integration
- Threat Detection and Response
- Geolocation Service
- Dynamic VPN Tunnels to Azure
- IPv6 Support in Services and Proxies
- Services and Proxies Enabled by Default
- Gateway Wireless Controller
- FireCluster with DHCP on External Interface
- X-forwarded Information from Header in Logs and Dimension
For more detailed information see the presentation below.
What’s New in Fireware v11.12
Working with a client’s WatchGuard XTM firewall recently I was asked to resolve an issue with the web certificate. The self signed default certificate had expired.
In this post I walk through the steps to renew the default web certificate on a WatchGuard XTM device.
I’ve seen a couple of instances recently from two different customers where the WatchGuard HTTP Proxy has blocked websites from being accessed with the following message:
Response denied by WatchGuard HTTP Proxy
Reason: header-line too large=’Set-Cookie:
Please contact your administrator for assistance. Continue reading