System & Monitor : Device Settings : Managed Devices : Devices : Add Device
Add Device
Use the Add Device page to add new devices or edit device details.
1. Go to System Management > Device Settings > Managed Devices > Device Configuration and click Add.
2. Specify Device details based on the given description.
Device Name
Specify device name, which uniquely identifies the Device.
Specify description for the device.
Serial Number
Specify the device serial number.
Specify IP address assigned to the WAN Interface of the device.
Admin Username
Specify Administrator Username of the device.
Password and Confirm Password
Specify Administrator Password of the device.
Communication Mode
Specify communication mode to manage the device from Sophos Central Firewall Manager.
Available options:
* Central Management will push updates to this Device:
Select if the managed device is directly accessible from Sophos Central Firewall Manager i.e. there is no intermediate NAT box. Specify Access Protocol and Access Port number to communicate with managed device.
* This Device will fetch updates from Central Management:
Select if the managed device is behind NAT box e.g. ADSL. In that case the device will first poll Sophos Central Firewall Manager in interval of 1 (one) minute for any configuration updates available. If the updates are available the managed device will pull those updated configuration settings.
Enable Change Control (CCL)
Enabling Change Control allows the administrator to maintain list of configuration revisions. Configuration Revisions are the configuration changes synchronized by the Sophos Central Firewall Manager.
The administrator can update the CCL settings from System Management > Device Settings > Change Control page.
Select configuration template which has to be applied on the device.
Add Sophos Central Firewall Manager's Administrator who can manage the device.
Administrator Information
Click hyperlink to add additional information of administrator.
Administrator Name
Specify name of the Administrator.
Contact Number
Specify contact number of the Administrator.
Email ID
Specify email ID of the Administrator.
Test Connection
Click to test the connectivity between Sophos Central Firewall Manager and the managed device.
3. Click Save.