- Mar 14, 2016
I'm looking for an inexpensive firewall solution that has a nice live packet filter log view similar to Sophos UTM.
XG limits you to 4 cores and 6GB of RAM. I'll need more power than that for Gigabit VPN and IPS.May be a dumb question but, if you like the Sophos view, is Sophos XG on your short list? The Home version is still free. You looking for business or personal use?
It most certainly is not. I have that now. I cant stand the log view. It does not allow real time filtering.
I'm sure it would be I'd need high clock speeds and thus high heat/noise output.Sophos XG won’t do 1G vpn with 4 fast cores ?
Would have been my suggestion, outside if that you could span port and use a dedicated stream processor to look.
I guess all else that is left would be exotic hardware solutions.
Thank you for the info and screen shot. Can you put a filter on and it will still auto scroll/update live?I run Sophos XG Home at home on a 1 GBPs internet connection and I can confirm that IPS on definitely allows full Gbps. I haven’t tried a speed test on the VPN but I’ve never had any speed issues using it. It’s running on a Dell Poweredge R230, 240 GB SSD, 8GB RAM and an E3-1220 v5. It's true the server wouldn't be considered quiet but to get the full Gbps with IPS enabled, you'll need the high clock speeds (Sophos still uses Snort for IPS so...single threaded).
opnsense a fork of pfsense (many years ago) also has the same thing. https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/9783985/32417781-0af17704-c25f-11e7-88df-bc87d9469c10.png