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HTTP Web Content Filtering (WCF) (11.x)

Posted: 22 Feb 2013, 12:11
by Tomas
This How-to applies to:
  • Clavister cOS Core Security Gateway 12.x
A Clavister cOS Core 12.x Security Gateway with a license that permits Web Content Filtering

Topics covered in this document
  • Create a Web Profile
  • Create a Service
  • Create an IP Policy

Create a Web Profile

Open Policies > Profiles > Web

General tab
Name= WCf
Web Content Filtering= Enable
Restricted Categories= Select the ones you feel is needed, we're using the standard selected categories.
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Create a Service

Open Objects > Services, select Add TCP/UDP service

General tab

Name = http_wcf
Source= 0-65535
Protocol= HTTP
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Create an IP Policy

Open Policies > Firewalling, select Add IP Policy

General tab
Name = http_wcf
Action = Allow
Source = lan, lan_net
Destination = wan, All-nets
Service = http_wcf
Source Translation = NAT
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Under the Web Control tab, select the Web Profile that we created earlier.
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Click OK

Move the IP Policy higher up in your IP Rule set. It must be before any more general NAT Policies, or the HTTP ALG will not be activated.

Save & Activate

Verify functionality.
Check the System Logs too.

Re: HTTP Web Content Filtering (WCF) (11.x)

Posted: 08 Nov 2016, 08:36
by mape
Updated 2016-11-08