Guest user details

Guest users are users who do not have an account and want to connect to your network in order to access the internet. You can add (register) guest users or allow them to register themselves through the guest user portal. Specify policies and settings as required.

  • To change a password, click Change password.
  • To view internet traffic statistics, click View usage.
  • To reset the internet traffic statistics and restart the user’s network traffic quota, click Reset user accounting.

Policies

Note Policies specified at the user level take precedence over those specified at the group level.
Group
Group to which the user is to be added. The user will inherit all the polices assigned to the group.
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.
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 Settings specified at the user level take precedence over those specified at the group level.
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
Sophos Connect client
Allow remote access using a configured CISCO VPN client. Optionally, specify an IP address to be leased to the user for CISCO VPN access
Quarantine digest
Send a list of the email messages held in the quarantine in digest form.
Simultaneous logins
Number of concurrent sessions that will be allowed for the user. Use the value specified in the global settings or specify a value.
MAC binding
Require users to log on through the specified devices.
Login restriction
Allow access from the specified nodes. You can specify no restriction (any node), named nodes, or a node range.