This guide details the necessary changes for Sophos firewalls

Weave phones work well with Sophos firewalls. There are several important settings to verify that the Sophos is configured correctly:


  • On the left-hand menu, click Definitions & Users >> Network Definitions
  • Click the button labeled New Network Definition...




  • In the Add Network Definition section, choose "DNS group" from the dropdown box labeled Type
  • In the Name field enter: Weave IPs
  • In the Hostname field enter:
  • Click Save








  • On the left-hand menu, click Network Protection >> Firewall
  • Click the button labeled New Rule...








  • Click the folder icon in the Sources field















  • Click and drag Internal (Network) from the left-hand Networks menu into the Sources box
  • Click and drag Weave IPs from the left-hand Networks menu into the Destinations box
  • Click the folder icon in the Services field















  • Click and drag Any from the left-hand Services menu into the Services box
  • Click the Save button
















  • Click the red X in the upper right corner of the left-hand Services menu
  • Click the toggle switch next to the new Weave IPs firewall rule that was just created, in order to enable the rule







  • Confirm that the new firewall rule shows enabled








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  • Click Advanced Protection
  • Click Advanced Threat Protection
  • Click the folder next to Network/Host Exceptions: Select Weave IP's