Product and Support News

Dec

20

WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.1 Update 2 now available

Jason Vendramin's picture

20 Dec 2017 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Network Security


We are pleased to announce the availability of WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.1 Update 2. This maintenance release is now available from the Software Downloads Center, together with release notes and update instructions. WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.1 Update 2 addresses several frequently reported issues and introduces some security enhancements, including:

  • APT content names with reserved characters would cause PDF reports to fail

  • Log Collector issue that caused incorrect logging status to be displayed for devices

  • Log Collector process

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Dec

19

Customer Support Access Changes

Kimberly Taylor's picture

19 Dec 2017 By Kimberly Taylor
Categories: Support Alerts


As a loyal WatchGuard customer, I’m sure that you’re aware that WatchGuard is growing!  To address your future needs, WatchGuard Customer Support is changing the way our technicians connect to your WatchGuard appliance while working on a support case.

New Option to Enable Support Access

Over the years, you have used a list of IP addresses in a WatchGuard policy to grant our technicians access to a Firebox or XTM appliance to troubleshoot issues.  For added security and ease of granting WatchGuard Support access, we have added an additional Support Access Read more...

Dec

18

Fireware 12.1 Now Available

Arthur Gordon's picture

18 Dec 2017 By Arthur Gordon
Categories: Network Security


We are pleased to announce the new release of Fireware 12.1 and WSM 12.1! These significant new releases are now available for download from the software download center. The highlight of Fireware 12.1 is the Access Portal, a clientless application portal that is available for SSO integration for cloud assets and internal resources via RDP and SSH. With the rate and notoriety of recent cybersecurity incidents involving compromised personal information, the marketplace for web-based authentication solutions continues to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate upwards of 10%.1 The – Read more...

Dec

08

Wi-Fi Maintenance Update

Ryan Orsi's picture

08 Dec 2017 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

We are planning a brief maintenance on Friday December 8, 2017 between 7:00PM and 8:00PM Pacific Time to deploy improvements to the Wi-Fi Cloud.

During the maintenance window, access to the Wi-Fi Cloud Dashboard will be down for maintenance (approximately 15 minutes). Your access points and splash pages will continue to pass client traffic and will not be interrupted. 

If you have any questions regarding the update, please visit www.watchguard.com/support

Regards,

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Dec

04

Fireware 12.0.2 is now available

Brendan Patterson's picture

04 Dec 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security, Wi–Fi


Fireware 12.0.2 General Availability
We are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of Fireware 12.0.2 and WSM 12.0.2 today. These releases, which are now available at the software download center, resolve several issues that had been reported from the field. Since these are maintenance releases, there are no new features included. Please review the Release Notes for a comprehenisve list of issues that are addressed. Notable highlights – Read more...

Nov

22

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance

Ryan Orsi's picture

22 Nov 2017 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

We are planning a brief maintenance on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 between 9:00PM and 10:00PM Pacific Time to deploy improvements to the Wi-Fi Cloud. 

During the maintenance window, users will not be able to activate new access points or Wi-FI Cloud accounts (approximately 20 minutes). Your access points, management and splash pages will continue to pass client traffic and will not be interrupted. 

If you have any questions regarding the update, please visit www.watchguard.com/ Read more...

Nov

15

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance

Ryan Orsi's picture

15 Nov 2017 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

We are planning a brief maintenance on Friday November 17, 2017 between 7:00PM and 8:00PM Pacific Time to deploy improvements to the Wi-Fi Cloud.

During the maintenance window, access to the Wi-Fi Cloud Dashboard will be down for maintenance (approximately 15 minutes). Your access points and splash pages will continue to pass client traffic and will not be interrupted. 

If you have any questions regarding the update, please visit www.watchguard.com/support

Regards,

Read more...

Nov

10

Access Point Support Subscriptions

Ryan Orsi's picture

10 Nov 2017 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


WatchGuard access points provide secure, reliable wireless connectivity to businesses around the world. At WatchGuard, we are passionate about mobility and security and are dedicated to keeping wireless environments updated with the latest software features to keep people safe and their businesses running smoothly. For example, at the time of our public announcement of the WPA/WPA2 key reinstallation (KRACK) vulnerability, corrective software was already available online. Additional details about – Read more...

Nov

08

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance

Ryan Orsi's picture

08 Nov 2017 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

We are planning a brief maintenance on Friday November 10, 2017 between 7:00PM and 8:00PM Pacific Time to deploy improvements to the Wi-Fi Cloud.

During the maintenance window, access to the Wi-Fi Cloud Dashboard will be down for maintenance (approximately 15 minutes). Your access points and splash pages will continue to pass client traffic and will not be interrupted. 

If you have any questions regarding the update, please visit www.watchguard.com/support

Regards,

Read more...

Nov

08

WatchGuard Integrates with Autotask PSA to Simplify Managed Security Services

Himanshu Verma's picture

08 Nov 2017 By Himanshu Verma
Categories: News and Promotions


WatchGuard + Autotask Integration

Available with Fireware 12.0.1, WatchGuard has introduced a leading integration with Autotask to simplify managed security services for our global base of mutual Channel Partners. Managed security service providers (MSSPs) using WatchGuard and Autotask can now benefit from closed-looped service ticketing and synchronization of their customers’ asset Information.

Key Features

Integrated, Closed-Loop Service Ticketing — Track Issues with Service Ticketing Made Easy

  • Enable Autotask service tickets for WatchGuard security solutions
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