security policy rule with URL filtering fails to trigger on targeted traffic

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security policy rule with URL filtering fails to trigger on targeted traffic

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I am trying to make a rule hit on a custom URL filtering profile with HTTP header insertion for postman traffic to be allowed, so I created a URL filtering profile with a custom URL category in order to allow the specific URL ( /upload/ subdirectory specifically and not the whole domain as I am not trying to avoid scanning the rest of the subfolders) which postman is trying to access on my server.  (screenshots below)

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but the rule doesn’t get any hits, it instead skips it and hits a later rule that’s blocking postman’s traffic as malicious while I am trying to make it hit to whitelist access to this specific subdirectory.

I am not using app-id (but the traffic is getting caught in a following policy as web-browsing), just tcp port 9000 for traffic (as seen in the policies screenshot)

Am I using the URL filtering parameters correctly? (I verified the header id in postman, and the domain in the http header I defined is exactly the one that’s getting blocked in the threat logs)

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Are you decrypting the traffic? Depending on how TLS is set up, you may not see any more than the FQDN unless decrypted.

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