Using Admin Console
Using Admin Console
Sophos Central Firewall Manager uses a Web 2.0 based easy-to-use graphical interface termed as Admin Console to configure and manage the device.
Log on procedure
The log on procedure authenticates the user and creates a session with the Device until the user logs-off.
To get the login window, open the browser and type Web Address of the Sophos Central Firewall Manager in the browser’s URL box. A dialog box appears prompting you to enter email and password.
Below are the screen elements with their description:
Email
Enter registerd Partner email address.
Password
Enter Partner account password.
Login button
Click to log on the Admin Console.
You will be redirected to Login Verificarion page. Enter Security Code and PIN to continue.
Below are the screen elements with their description:
Security Code
Enter Security Code as received on your registered Partner email address.
PIN
Enter PIN for your Partner account.
Submit
Click to submit entered information.
Choose Another Method
Click to select another method for login verification.
Home appears as soon as you press Submit on Login Verification page.
Admin Console Language
The Admin Console supports multiple languages, but by default appears in English. Apart from English, Brazilian-Portuguese, Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish languages are also supported. Administrator can choose the preferred language at the time of logging in.
Administrator can also specify description for various policies, services and custom categories in any of the supported languages.
Log out procedure
To avoid un-authorized users from accessing Sophos Central Firewall Manager , log off after you have finished working. This will end the session.