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How to configure NetFlow on Sophos SG firewalls


Sophos SG firewalls support IPFIX, which is compatible with Auvik TrafficInsights.

These instructions assume:

Access the Sophos SG web interface

  1. Open a web browser and type in your Sophos SG IP address.
  2. Log into the web admin console with an administrative (read-write) user.

Configure NetFlow

  1. Navigate to Logging & Reporting > Reporting Settings.
  2. Scroll down to IPFIX Accounting.
  3. Check Enable.
  4. Under OID, leave the default value of 1.
  5. Select the + icon to add a new collector. Use the following information:
    1. Name: A recognizable name for the Auvik collector
    2. Type: Host
    3. IPv4 Address: IP address of your Auvik collector
  6. Select Apply to save the settings.


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