Fireware v12.5.3 is a maintenance release for Firebox T Series, Firebox M Series, FireboxV, and Firebox Cloud
This release include several key enhancements and many bug fixes. Feature enhancements include:
Enhancements to the Web Setup Wizard
lWi-Fi is now enabled by default on all Firebox wireless models that start with factory-default settings.
lThe Web Setup Wizard includes two new configuration methods to enable a Firebox to download a
configuration file with RapidDeploy and WatchGuard Cloud.
lThe option to activate your Firebox and get a Firebox feature key during the wizard has been removed.
TPMChip Support Secures WatchGuard Cloud Registration Process
Newer Firebox models now include a TPM (Trusted Platform Module) secure crypto-processor chip.
When you enable WatchGuard Cloud on a Firebox that supports TPM, you no longer need to add the
WatchGuard Cloud Verification Code.
Supported Fireboxes: Firebox 15/35/55, Firebox M270/M370/M470/M570/M670
Mobile VPNwith SSL Enhancements
lThe Mobile VPNwith SSL client now prompts a user to upgrade only if the user has administrator
privileges on the computer.
lTo make sure Office 365 traffic uses a full-tunnel SSL VPN, you can now enable the default-route-client
UI Support for the new AP225W Wall Plate Access Point
This release adds Gateway Wireless Controller support for the AP225W, our new enterprise-grade 2x2
MU-MIMO tri-radio 802.11ac Wave 2 access point.
Autotask Integration Update
As of 15 April, only an API user account can access Autotask APIservices and the Firebox Autotask
integration. Fireware v12.5.3 supports the latest Autotask API updates. For more information, see this
knowledge base article.
lFirebox disk statistics are now available through the Fireware command line interface (CLI).
lFireware v12.5.3 includes configuration changes to support the future APAC cloud region for TDR.
For a full list of the enhancements in this release, see Resolved Issues in Fireware v12.5.3 Update 1 or review
the What's New in Fireware v12.5.3 PowerPoint.
2 WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.