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Maintenance on WatchGuard Cloud

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Maintenance on WatchGuard Cloud
Later today, 8th April 2022 at 11:30 pm UTC we will be performing maintenance on WatchGuard Cloud that may cause inability to log into WatchGuard Cloud.

When: 8th April 2022 at 11:30 pm UTCMaintenance Window: Approximately 2 hourService Interruptions: Approximately 1 hour (~ 11.30 PM UTC to 12.30 AM UTC)Impact: During the maintenance window, you may experience inability to log into WatchGuard Cloud. Existing sessions should not be affected. We expect these service interruptions to be less than one hour.

Maintenance updates and status of the service can be...


The AP432 joins WatchGuard's family of Wi-Fi 6 Access Points

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The biggest challenge tormenting Wi-Fi users is a poor connection that causes disruptions to productivity. We rely on and connect a majority of our devices to Wi-Fi more than ever before, which strains out-of-date wireless networks.

We’re excited to announce that the perfect solution for Wi-Fi has arrived.

WatchGuard’s AP432 is a high-performance 4x4 Wi-Fi 6 solution designed for high-density environments. It is managed in WatchGuard Cloud to ensure an uninterrupted wireless experience when various devices connect to the access point.

The AP432 is robust enough for high-density indoor...


New Fireware v12.8 Releases for Fireboxes

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The latest release of Fireware v12.8 for Fireboxes delivers various enhanced features. Find out more about the release in the 12.8 Release Notes and What’s New in 12.8 Presentation.

Key Features include:


  • SD-WAN Load Sharing: SD-WAN actions enables you to share traffic load across multiple SD-WAN interfaces. You can use this feature to distribute load across multiple ISPs or lines.
  • SD-WAN Actions in Device Configuration Templates: Management Server device configuration templates now support SD-WAN actions. This makes it easy to apply SD-WAN actions to multiple devices.
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New AuthPoint SAML Integration Makes Web Single Sign On (SSO) More Efficient

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AuthPoint now offers a SAML integration that allows admins to add custom attributes directly into the generic SAML resource configuration, which provides additional integration capabilities outside of documented integrations.

This feature will give partners, customers and prospects a great flexibility and speed when adding new protected resources. For example, Multiple out-of-the-box optional attributes are available, such as e-mail, first name, groups, or just a fixed value.

Key benefits for AuthPoint admins

  • Quick and fast deployment when needed: Most SAML-based integrations can now...

New Version of MSSP Command Now Available in Partner Portal

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We have redesigned the MSSP Command application to provide a more responsive experience. The new user interface focuses on better analytics and reporting features to simplify the usage of points as well as how the costs can be billed to customers.


What’s New in the MSSP Command:

The updated dashboard includes new filters to manage product lines more efficiently and a new download feature to export product usage data. Other updated sections:

MSSP UI Redesign

New widgets and notification top bar for better visualization

The new widgets provide a persistent view across all navigation screens for...


New Fireware update releases

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In our last blog post of 2021, Corey shared 5 cybersecurity New Year's resolutions. Now is a great time to put one of those into practice: update to the latest version of Fireware!

WatchGuard has posted new maintenance updates for Fireware 12.7.2 and earlier branches, 12.5.9 and 12.1.3. WatchGuard is moving away from providing customer specific (CSP) builds, and we prefer to issue generally available update releases that are provided to all for download.These releases include fixes to resolve internally detected security issues that were found by our engineers. 

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