On our own behalf 😉 RA-Networks.at has been released in a new layout since today’s Friday, 07.07.2017. The old design was simply no longer modern and was modernized and equipped with various new functions. From today there is also an English version of the page. Some articles I have already translated. In addition, RA-Networks.at is now also on Twitter and Google+.
General it was not so easy to use Let’s Encrypt certificates within Sophos UTM. The problem was not to generate one because you can use some tools like Certbot to do this for you. The problem is that you cannot automatically replace the old certificates with new ones. Nevertheless, I want to share you a possibility how to change it automatically. The certificates can be used for the Webadmin or
After updating my UTM 9.4 Home to 9.5, the WLE200NX Wlan module was no longer working. It is displayed under access points but can no longer emit SSID. The following error message is found in the log file: 2017:05:24-20:24:20 utm hostapd: Failed to initialize driver ‘nl80211’ 2017:05:24-20:24:20 utm hostapd: hostapd_free_hapd_data: Interface wifi0 wasn’t started 2017:05:24-20:24:50 utm hostapd: Configuration file: /var/run/hostapd-phy0.conf 2017:05:24-20:24:50 utm hostapd: nl80211: ‘nl80211’ generic netlink not found 2017:05:24-20:24:50
If you want to connect your Sophos UTM to the Internet via LTE Stick, this can be realized with a Huawei E3372s LTE Stick. The stick which I bought through Amazon has the non-Hi Link Mode (explanation: to the connection production requires a dial-up software). To put the stick into operation, this is connected to a free USB port of the UTM. The firewall must then be restarted to recognize
Wake On Lan is very handy when you need external access to your computer and it is not switched on. Unfortunately, there is no button in the UTM Web Interface and UserPortal to issue a WOL command. As a workaround you can alternatively use the shell to activate the function. Configure Wake On Lan To do this, connect to the firewall via SSH and login as a user first. Using
As promised here the trick how to get the Compex WLE200NX Wlan module which has an Atheros AR9280 chipset running. In the beginning I thought, perfect the Wlan module is recognized without problems as it is under Wireless Protection> Access points. Unfortunately, it was not so. Despite the correct setting, I was not able to deploy a WLAN SSID. In the logfile I found: utm hostapd: wifi0: interface state UNINITIALIZED->COUNTRY_UPDATE