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Use the super admin credentials to register with Sophos Central

You must turn on Sophos Central management on Sophos Firewall and accept the request on Sophos Central.

You'll need a Sophos Central account (either a license or trial).

Turn on Sophos Central management on Sophos Firewall

  1. Sign in to Sophos Firewall and go to Central Synchronization.

    Central Synchronization menu option.

  2. Click Register and add the email address and password of your Sophos Central administrator account. Click Register.

    For details about creating a Sophos Central administrator account, see Sophos Central: Getting Started.

    How to register your Sophos Firewall with Sophos Central.

  3. Turn on Sophos Central Services.

    Turn on Sophos Central services.

Approve management of Sophos Firewall in Sophos Central

  1. Sign in to the Sophos Central Admin account with which you've registered Sophos Firewall.
  2. Go to Firewall Management.

    Firewall management menu option.

  3. On the Firewalls page, find the firewall you registered and click Accept services.

    Accept services for your firewall.

  4. On Sophos Firewall, you can check its management status. Click Central Synchronization and check if the status has changed from Waiting for approval from Sophos Central to Managed.

    It can take up to two minutes for the status to change.

    Once the status changes to Managed, you can now manage your Sophos Firewall using Sophos Central.

  5. To manage Sophos Firewall from Sophos Central, sign in to Sophos Central, click Firewall management and click Firewalls on the left menu. Then click the firewall's name.

    Your firewall on the Firewalls page in Sophos Central.

    It may take a few seconds for your firewall's web admin console to open.

    Your firewall's web admin console loading.