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Sep

12

Now Available: Fireware 12.5.1

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12 Sep 2019 By Stephen Helm
Categories: Wi–Fi


Fireware 12.5.1
WatchGuard Fireware 12.5.1 and the corresponding WSM software are now Generally Available (GA) for download from the WatchGuard software download center. This maintenance update provides changes to the ways WatchGuard access points are supported and managed, as well as resolution to issues that have been reported by customers.

For a complete listing of bug fixes and feature improvements, please refer to the – Read more...

Sep

08

Knowledge Base Digest - August 2019

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08 Sep 2019 By Sandra Takeuchi
Categories: Support Alerts


Each month we publish numerous new articles and known issues to the WatchGuard Knowledge Base. Here is the new content published in August:

Articles

Sep

05

Threat Detection and Response 5.8.X Beta

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05 Sep 2019 By Ricardo Arroyo
Categories: Network Security


We are excited to announce that Threat Detection and Response has a new capability to Beta over the next 6 weeks! By popular demand, WatchGuard has made pre-configured Antivirus Exclusions a reality! Gone will be the days of copying and pasting directory paths one by one into the Exclusions page.

  • AV Exclusions - TDR now includes predefined exclusion sets that make it easy to add exclusions for the most common antivirus tools. Any custom exclusions you added previously persist after the upgrade. To see these changes in the TDR Web UI, select Configuration >
  • Read more...

Sep

03

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance Update

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03 Sep 2019 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Analyze and Engage will be updated starting on Friday, September 6, 2019.

When:

Analyze

  • APAC region: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM HKT)
  • EMEA region: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM GMT) 
  • AMER region: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM PDT)

Engage

  • All regions: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM PDT)

Maintenance Window: 6 Hours

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Aug

26

NOW AVAILABLE! Wi-Fi Cloud 8.8

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26 Aug 2019 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


We are happy to announce the availability of Wi-Fi Cloud 8.8. The latest version of Wi-Fi Cloud includes enhancements aimed at simplifying how you run your day-to-day business operations. 

Manage 8.8 Enhancements: 

  • Discover Application Enhancements — You can now perform these tasks in Discover:
    • Configure SSIDs and access point device and radio settings
    • Configure WIPS settings including access point and client classifications, Authorized Wi-Fi Policies, and Intrusion Prevention
    • Monitor WIPS activity and security
  • Read more...

Aug

19

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance Update

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19 Aug 2019 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Launchpad and GO application services will be updated starting on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 for required maintenance to support the upcoming Wi-Fi Cloud 8.8 release.

When:

  • AMER region: Wed, August 21, 2019 (12:00AM PDT / 7:00AM UTC)
  • APAC region: Wed, August 21, 2019 (12:00AM HKT / 4:00PM Monday UTC)
  • EMEA region: Wed, August 21, 2019 (12:00AM GMT / 12:00AM UTC)

Maintenance Window: 6 Hours

Duration: 4 Hours

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Aug

19

Wi-Fi Cloud 8.8 Production Release

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19 Aug 2019 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud will be upgraded to version 8.8 starting on Friday, August 23, 2019.

  • Discover Application Enhancements — You can now perform these tasks in Discover:
     
    • Configure SSIDs and AP device and radio settings.
    • Configure WIPS settings including access point and client classifications, Authorized WiFi Policies, and Intrusion Prevention.
    • Monitor WIPS activity and security alerts.
    • Configure, schedule, and view Wi-Fi Cloud reports.           
       
  • Read more...

Aug

15

AuthPoint Gateway HA Beta is now Available

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15 Aug 2019 By Alexandre Cagnoni
Categories: Authentication


AuthPoint Gateway version 5 with High Availability support is now available to beta test!

This new version supports two main features:

You can now configure and install secondary Gateways to provide high availability for LDAP user authentication. If your primary Gateway is not available, AuthPoint automatically sends LDAP user authentications through the secondary Gateway until the primary Gateway becomes available again. You can have the primary Gateway and up to 5 additional secondary Gateways.

For RADIUS client resources, you can now choose to send – Read more...

Aug

15

Fireware 12.5 Update 1

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15 Aug 2019 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Fireware 12.5 Update 1
WatchGuard has posted Fireware 12.5 Update 1 at the Software Download Center. There is no corresponding update to WSM. This maintenance update provides resolution to issues that have been reported by customers. Based on feedback from our partners at our recent conferences, we plan to make more bug fix update releases generally available instead of providing just customer speciific patches or hotfixes. Full details are provided in the  – Read more...

Aug

12

Knowledge Base Digest - July 2019

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12 Aug 2019 By Sandra Takeuchi
Categories: Support Alerts


Each month we publish numerous new articles and known issues to the WatchGuard Knowledge Base. Here is the new content published in July:

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