4 04, 2011

Vantage Video Series: #2 Preflight & Installation

By | 2011-04-04T13:16:01+00:00 April 4th, 2011|How To, Log File Analysis, System Administration, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Module|0 Comments

This is the second of a series of videos showing you how to configure Vantage in detail. This video will take you through the system requirements, and the installation of Vantage and the Web Module. WebSpy Vantage Ultimate - Preflight and Installation from Fastvue on Vimeo.

2 09, 2010

Advantages of using WebSpy with Cisco IronPort – New Video

By | 2010-09-02T05:55:08+00:00 September 2nd, 2010|IronPort, Uncategorized, Vantage|0 Comments

WebSpy has been working closely with Cisco and the IronPort team over the past few years to develop what we believe is the most intuitive, flexible and fastest reporting solution for Cisco IronPort users. We’ve just completed our ‘WebSpy Reporting for Cisco IronPort’ video. Although this video is aimed at the Cisco channel we’d thought [...]

29 07, 2010

Vantage Update – New Loaders, Features and Fixes

By | 2010-07-29T06:43:53+00:00 July 29th, 2010|IronPort, Loaders, Microsoft Threat Management Gateway, Reports, Software Updates, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Module, WebSpy, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

We’ve just released an update to the Vantage range of application, including the Web Module. This release will be welcomed with open arms by many customers for the following reasons: General usability improvements in the Web Module Multi-select / delete options, Ajax progress indicators to avoid page refreshes, export from Dynamics Report tab and more [...]

18 06, 2010

Video: How to use WebSpy Vantage to report on IronPort log files

By | 2010-06-18T02:01:16+00:00 June 18th, 2010|Aliases, Firewall Analysis, How To, IronPort, Log File Analysis, Reports, Scheduled Tasks, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Browsing Analysis, Web Module, WebSpy|0 Comments

I’ve produced a video on how to use WebSpy Vantage to report on IronPort’s Web Security Appliance’s access log files. It is quite a detailed look at the key tasks involved in setting up and using WebSpy Vantage with IronPort WSA access logs, and is therefore divided into several parts. The videos take you through [...]

14 04, 2010

Web Module Update Errors and Workaround

By | 2010-04-14T05:53:57+00:00 April 14th, 2010|How To, Software Updates, Uncategorized, Web Module|1 Comment

We have just issued an automatic update for the Vantage range of products, including Vantage Ultimate and the Web Module. Unfortunately there are two issues with the Web Module auto update process. Everyone on a 64 bit operating system machines will encounter issue #1 (Unable to locate installation location), and some of you may encounter issue #2 (System.IO.FileLoadException).

8 02, 2010

8 Reasons NOT to Use Microsoft Forefront TMG's Reporting

By | 2010-02-08T06:48:39+00:00 February 8th, 2010|Aliases, Firewall Analysis, How To, Loaders, Log File Analysis, Microsoft ISA Server, Microsoft Threat Management Gateway, Reports, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Browsing Analysis, Web Module, WebSpy|6 Comments

I've been having a look through the reporting functionality included in Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway to find that not much has changed from ISA Server 2006. There is some new information regarding the newly implemented URL categorization and threat management technology, but there is very little flexibility or customization for those with reporting requirements beyond general overviews cluttered with irrelevant information. Here is what I consider to be the 8 main limitations of Microsoft Forefront TMG's reporting functionality.

7 12, 2009

How Do I Transfer Reports to a Different User in the Web Module?

By | 2009-12-07T03:40:57+00:00 December 7th, 2009|How To, Reports, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Module|0 Comments

Today I was asked how to transfer one report in the web module to a different user. The obvious reason for this is when someone leaves your company, the reports they had access to need to be transfered to the new person taking over their role. Unfortunately there’s not an easy way to do this via the user interface yet, but it is a planned feature. In the mean time, you can do it by editing an XML file manually.