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Last update: 2021-10-15

Group details

Groups contain policies and settings that you can manage as a single unit. With groups, you can simplify policy management for users.

Policies

Note

Policies specified at the user level take precedence over those specified at the group level.

Surfing quota: Access based on a defined period and type. This policy can include a cycle type, hours, validity, and maximum hours.

Access time: Access or denial based on a defined recurring period.

Network traffic: Access based on bandwidth usage.

Traffic shaping: Access based on QoS traffic shaping policy. This policy can include a policy association, priority, and specific limits for uploading and downloading.

Remote access: Access to be applied to remote users through VPN. This relates to SSL VPN connections through the Sophos Connect client and the legacy SSL VPN client.

Clientless: Access to be granted to users using only a browser as a client. This policy can include bookmarks or resources that clientless users are allowed to access.

Settings

Note

User policies take precedence over policies of the group to which the user belongs.

Quarantine digest: Sends a list of emails held in the quarantine area to the user's inbox as a digest.

MAC binding: Require users to log on through the specified devices.

L2TP: Allow access using L2TP. Optionally, specify an IP address to be leased to the user for L2TP access.

PPTP: Allow access using PPTP. Optionally, specify an IP address to be leased to the user for PPTP access.

Login restriction: Allow access from the specified nodes. You can specify no restriction (any node), named nodes, or a node range.

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