Prtg Sophos

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Overview

Guide to configuring Sophos monitoring in PRTG? We've been trying to import the MIB from a Sophos UTM into PRTG, our monitoring solution, without much luck. Although I'm far from an SNMP / PRTG expert, this process was very simple with our other (non-Sophos) devices. This article applies to PRTG Network Monitor 16 or later. Monitoring Sophos UTM Firewalls with PRTG. Out of the box, PRTG includes a broad variety of sensors for SNMP capable devices. For other device types, like Sophos UTM Solutions, PRTG provides the great possibility to create custom sensors.

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  • This article provides information on how to configure SNMP on Sophos XG Firewall.

What to do

Sophos

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  • Go to System > Administration > Device Access and enable SNMP on LAN zone.
  • Configure XG firewall as a SNMP agent (configured in System > Administration > SNMP).
  • Agent Port: <SNMP service port on XG>
  • Manager Port: <SNMP service port on SNMP manager>
  • Configure SNMP Community on Sophos XG Firewall (configured in System > Administration > SNMP)
  • Name: <name of the SNMP Community>
  • IP Address: <IP address of SNMP manager>
  • Run SNMP Manager and load XG MIB
  • Now you are able to communicate with XG Firewall in your SNMP Manager.

Note:

Prtg Sophos Antivirus

  • Sophos XG Firewall accepts SNMP messages from SNMP manager in the same community.
  • Protocol Version and Trap Support version should match those on SNMP manager.
  • Sophos XG Firewall supports SNMP Get messages, but it does not support SNMP Set messages.