Sophos Monitoring

  1. Sophos Fim
  2. Sophos Network Monitoring Tool
  3. Sophos Monitoring Software
  4. Sophos Continuous Monitoring

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  • Sophos File Integrity Monitoring service fails to start. Check the SophosFIM.txt for any errors; Capture the failure to start the service using Process Monitor. Ensure it is run as Administrator; Ensure Enable Advanced Output is selected under Filter; Ensure when saving, All events is selected; Get a SDU following the above capture.
  • It helps in monitoring packet flow coming from the interface, the response for each packet, packet drop, and ARP information. Tcpdump prints out the headers of packets on a network interface that match the boolean expression.


  • This article describes the steps to monitor XG Firewall traffic in real time from the command line. For example, to identify what IP is using bandwidth.


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  • To monitor traffic usage in real time, do the following:
  • Log in to the console interface of the Sophos XG firewall device by connecting the console wire or connecting via SSH with Putty software.
  • Next enter the password to login to Sophos XG and select Option 5 and Option 3 to access Advance Shell.
  • Enter the iftop command line -i IFNAME with IFNAME is the port name we need to track.
  • Usually we usually monitor bandwidth at the LAN port.
  • After entering the command and pressing the Enter key the following table will appear as follows.
  • To stop the tool type Q to quit.
  • To show the traffic separated by source and destination port, append -P to the above command:
  • iftop -i IFNAME -P


You can monitor and configure Windows Firewall (and monitor other registered firewalls) on your computers and servers using a Windows Firewall policy.

You can apply a Windows Firewall policy to individual devices (computers or servers) or to groups of devices.

Warning Other firewalls or your Windows Group Policy settings may affect how the policy is applied on individual computers and servers.

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We advise that you test any firewall rules you create (locally or via Group Policy) to make sure that communication with Sophos is allowed.

Note If an option is locked global settings have been applied by your partner or Enterprise administrator.

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Go to Endpoint Protection > Policies to manage Windows Firewall.

To set up a policy, do as follows:

  • Create a Windows Firewall policy.
  • Open the policy's Settings tab and configure it as described below. Make sure the policy is turned on.

Monitor Type

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In Monitor Type, select the level of monitoring you want:

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  • Monitor Only. Devices will report their firewall status to Sophos Central. This is the default option.
  • Monitor & Configure Network Profiles. Devices will report their firewall status to Sophos Central. You can also choose whether to block or allow inbound connections on Domain Networks, Private Networks, and Public Networks.

    Choose from:

    • Block All
    • Block (with exceptions). You must set up the exceptions locally on the computer or server. If you don't set up exceptions all inbound connections are blocked.
    • Allow All