The first half of 2019 has been a huge step forward for Fastvue. We finally finished an epic project that insanely increases report speed in Fastvue Reporter. We added Safeguarding sections to Fastvue Reporter's Internet Usage Reports making it super-simple for schools to identify students at risk of self-harm, extremism as well as generally nasty online behaviour. We also released our first new product in two years with Fastvue Reporter for FortiGate - now available as Beta. And we're not looking at slowing down any time soon!
It's with great pleasure that I am announcing the new version of Fastvue Reporter with faster reports, and new report types is now out of beta and publicly available!
We have been hard at work for the past couple of years, upgrading the data storage and analysis engines in all our Fastvue Reporter applications, improving report generation time. This [...]
It has been over three years since we first launched our simple unlimited and free syslog server for Windows - Fastvue Syslog. Since that time, it's received thousands of downloads worldwide and been featured as one of the top syslog servers by multiple online reviews. Today, we're happy to introduce Fastvue Syslog v2.0!
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into effect May 25, 2018, so we are clarifying how Fastvue will comply with the GDPR moving forward. Administrative headaches aside, the GDPR is a tremendous step in the right direction, and as a global business it is important that we align our data practices with the high standards set by the GDPR. Here is an outline of how we are ensuring GDPR compliance by May 25th, 2018:
You can configure SonicWall and Fastvue Reporter for SonicWall to send you alerts every time your SonicWall's WAN interface goes down (such as an ISP failure). In this article, I'll take you through how to configure SonicWall's Interface probe settings, along with the appropriate log events, and then show you how to create an alert in Fastvue Reporter for SonicWall to send an email every time your SonicWall's WAN interface goes down.
Since releasing Fastvue Reporter for SonicWall in 2016 and seeing it deployed in hundreds of organizations around the globe, we have become very familiar with the effects that various SonicWall configurations and SonicOS firmware versions have on the firewall's logging and reporting.As a result, here are our main SonicWall configuration recommendations to get the best visibility into user web activity and how your network is operating.
The easiest way to report on users and groups using Fastvue Reporter for SonicWall is to enable authentication on your SonicWall and let Fastvue Reporter automatically provide the pick lists for Users, Departments, Offices, Companies and Security Groups as you have defined in Active Directory.If Authentication is not an option, you can use Saved Filters to make reporting against resolved host names and Source IPs a little easier for the people running reports. This article explains how.
We have noticed two issues in SonicWall's logging that you need to be aware of if you are running SonicOS 6.2.7 and above, and you need to report or alert on search terms entered into Google.
Unfortunately, all traffic going through SonicWall's DPI-SSL feature is logged with incredibly small size values - only a few bytes for each URL. This means that you will not see any DPI-SSL traffic in Fastvue Reporter's bandwidth dashboards or reports, as it essentially gets drowned out by all the correctly logged HTTP traffic. This article explains your options.