Watchguard XTM22  HTTP Proxy

Posted on 2011-02-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hello Experts - is the HTTP proxy in the Watchguard XTM 22  transparent or do you have to configure it in Internet Explorer ?

Question by:Brett4567
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you don't have to do anything on IE side.

Just add Http-proxy policy in policy manager and configure it however you want.

it is a policy for restricting websites,content types,Traffic management and scheduling the traffic.

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We do wish to restrict web browsing at work  and have been through the article but the sites are not being blocked. Will have to check settings again

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have not had time yet
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if you want restrict web browsing then web blocker  is the best way to do it.


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we have a web blocker subscription - is it hard to set up ?
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NarendraG earned 500 total points
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it is very simple process and easy to configure.

first ypou have to run wsm setup file on the machine where you wanted to install webbloker database .
Select Web blocker option from installation menu  continue and finish the setup.
Go to policy manager

Click->setup->action->web blocker

add you ip address of we blocker database system IP Address

now can configure policy however you want.

Good Luck


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