Information Services Division


How to configure the Sophos firewall on Windows 10

This guide explains how to configure Sophos 10.6 on Windows 10 from swdb.ucl.ac.uk

This guide is aimed at...

  • Students
  • Staff
  • IT Administrators
  • SLMS staff
  • Researchers

Before you start...

You will need to have Sophos installed. Please see How to install Sophos for Windows.

Configuration process...

1. Open the Sophos Control Panel by Right clicking on the Sophos item on the Windows Taskbar.


2. Click on Configure Firewall


3. Click on Configure


4. Click on Add, browse for the Application you Trust.


5. Repeat this process until you have set up the applications that you Trust. Once completed click OK and the OK to come back to the Control panel.

For further information please see the Sophos Client document.

Back to the top

Related guides & other info

Help & Support

For further help and assistance you will need to contact the IT Services.


We are continually improving our website. Please provide any feedback using the feedback form.

Please note: This form is only to provide feedback. If you require IT support please contact the IT Services Help desk. We can only respond to UCL email addresses.

Give feedback