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Approving/Blocking a URL for a Security Group in Worry-Free Business Security Services (WFBS-SVC)

    • Updated:
    • 4 Feb 2016
    • Product/Version:
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services 5.7
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services for Dell 5.6
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A
Summary

Know how to approve or block a specific URL for Security Group(s) in WFBS-SVC.

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To edit the settings of Group Approved/Blocked URLs:
  1. Log on to WFBS-SVC console.
  2. Go to Devices and choose the  Security Group you want to edit.
  3. Click Configure Policy.

    Configure Policy

  4. Do one of the following:
    1. Go to the Approved/Blocked URLs tab.
    2. Tick the Customize approved/blocked URLs for this group option.
       
      Once enabled, URLs in the Global Approved/Blocked List will have no effect on this group.
       
    3. Enter the URL or website you wish to whitelist in the Approved List for Web Reputation and URL Filtering field or blacklist in the Blocked List for URL Filtering field.
      • Separate multiple URLs with a space, comma (,), semicolon (;) or <enter>.
      • When adding URLs to the lists, keep the following in mind:
        • URLs can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard. The asterisk matches zero or more characters.
        • The Approved List takes precedence over the Blocked List.
        • "http://" or "https://" must precede the URL.

      URLs using the following wildcards are acceptable:

      Correct Wildcard UsageExample
      Anywhere on the second level domainhttp://www.ex*le.com/
      http://www.*exle.com/
      http://www.exle*.com/
      Before the second level domain to include all lower level domainshttp://*.example.com
      One wildcard after the top level domain and the slash (/) to include all subpageshttp://www.example.com/*
      URLs using the following wildcards are not acceptable:
      Incorrerct Wildcard UsageExample
      Anywhere on the top level domainhttp://www.example.com*
      http://www.example.com*/123/
      http://www.example.*
      http://www.example.*/test/abc.html
      http://www.example.com.tw.*
      http://*.example.*
      One or several wildcards after the top level domain and the slash (/) to include only specific subpageshttp://www.example.com/*

      Note: This URL will automatically be changed to:
      http://www.example.com/*

      http://www.ex*le.com/abc/*.*

      Note: This URL will automatically be changed to:
      http://www.ex*le.com/*

      Filtering only supports the FQDN, not the path. For example:

      • http://www.example.com/hu* will become http://www.example.com/*
      • http://www.ex*le.com/abc/*.* will become http://www.ex*le.com/*
    4. To import URLs from Global Policy, click the Import from Global Settings button.
    5. When you are finished with the list, click Add.
    6. Click Save.

    Other actions:

    • To delete an entry, click the corresponding trash can icon.
    • To edit an existing URL, click the URL.
    • To sort URLs, click the Sort By dropdown list and select between Newest First and Alphabetically.
    1. Go to MAC and choose Approved URLs.
    2. Tick the Customize approved URLs for this group option
    3. Enter the URL or website you wish to whitelist in the Approved List for Web Reputation and URL Filtering field or blacklist in the Blocked List for URL Filtering field.
      • Separate multiple URLs with a space, comma (,), semicolon (;) or press Enter.
      • When adding URLs to the lists, keep the following in mind:
        • URLs can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard. The asterisk matches zero or more characters.
        • The Approved List takes precedence over the Blocked List.
        • "http://" or "https://" must precede the URL.

      URLs using the following wildcards are acceptable:

      Correct Wildcard UsageExample
      Anywhere on the second level domainhttp://www.ex*le.com/
      http://www.*exle.com/
      http://www.exle*.com/
      Before the second level domain to include all lower level domainshttp://*.example.com
      One wildcard after the top level domain and the slash (/) to include all subpageshttp://www.example.com/*

      URLs using the following wildcards are not acceptable:

      Incorrect Wildcard UsageExample
      Anywhere on the top level domainhttp://www.example.com*
      http://www.example.com*/123/
      http://www.example.*
      http://www.example.*/test/abc.html
      http://www.example.com.tw.*
      http://*.example.*
      One or several wildcards after the top level domain and the slash (/) to include only specific subpages

      http://www.example.com/hu*

      Note: This URL will automatically be changed to:
      http://www.example.com/*

      http://www.ex*le.com/abc/*.*

      Note: This URL will automatically be changed to:
      http://www.ex*le.com/*

      Filtering only supports the FQDN, not the path. For example:

      • http://www.example.com/hu* will become http://www.example.com/*
      • http://www.ex*le.com/abc/*.* will become http://www.ex*le.com/*
    4. To import URLs from Global Policy, click the Import from Global Settings button.
    5. When you are finished with the list, click Add.
    6. Click Save.

    Other actions:

    • To delete an entry, click the corresponding trash can icon.
    • To edit an existing URL, click the URL.
    • To sort URLs, click the Sort By dropdown list and select between Newest First and Alphabetically.
    1. Go to Android and choose Approved/Blocked URLs.
    2. Enable Customize approved URLs for this group.
    3. Enter the URL or website you wish to whitelist in the Approved List for Web Reputation and URL Filtering field or blacklist in the Blocked List for URL Filtering field.
      • Separate multiple URLs with a space, comma (,), semicolon (;) or.
      • When adding URLs to the lists, keep the following in mind:
        • URLs can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard. The asterisk matches zero or more haracters.
        • The Approved List takes precedence over the Blocked List.
        • "http://" or "https://" must precede the URL.

      URLs using the following wildcards are acceptable:

      Correct Wildcard UsageExample
      Anywhere on the second level domainhttp://www.ex*le.com/
      http://www.*exle.com/
      http://www.exle*.com/
      Before the second level domain to include all lower level domainshttp://*.example.com
      One wildcard after the top level domain and the slash (/) to include all subpageshttp://www.example.com/*

      URLs using the following wildcards are not acceptable:

      Incorrect Wildcard UsageExample
      Anywhere on the top level domainhttp://www.example.com*
      http://www.example.com*/123/
      http://www.example.*
      http://www.example.*/test/abc.html
      http://www.example.com.tw.*
      http://*.example.*
      One or several wildcards after the top level domain and the slash (/) to include only specific subpageshttp://www.example.com/hu*
      Note: This URL will automatically be changed to:
      http://www.example.com/*

      http://www.ex*le.com/abc/*.*
      Note: This URL will automatically be changed to:
      http://www.ex*le.com/*

      Filtering only supports the FQDN, not the path. For example:

      • http://www.example.com/hu* will become http://www.example.com/*
      • http://www.ex*le.com/abc/*.* will become http://www.ex*le.com/*
  5. To import URLs from Global Policy, click the Import from Global Settings button.
  6. When you are finished with the list, click Add.
  7. Click Save.

Other actions:

  • To delete an entry, click the corresponding trash can icon.
  • To edit an existing URL, click the URL.
  • To sort URLs, click the Sort By drop-down list and select between Newest First and Alphabetically.
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