Sophos XG Firewall: How to disable the HTTP TRACE/TRACK function when using the WAF module of the XG.

This article describes the steps to disable “HTTP TRACE/TRACK” when using the WAF module.

The following sections are covered:

Applies to the following Sophos products and versions

Sophos Firewall XG Software

Run the following commands from the Advance Console section of the Sophos XG Firewall device to update the configuration of the WAF module to disable HTTP TRACE/TRACK:

psql -U nobody -d corporate -c "update tblwafadvanceconfig set trace_enabled=0"

opcode waf_reconfig -t json -b '{"Entity": "waf_advanced_config", "Event": "UPDATE"}' -ds nosync

The second command will force a reload of the WAF configuration which will cause clients to disconnect from the web services.

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