Tips & Tricks: Using URL Filtering to Globally Block URLs but Allow Other Traffic

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Tips & Tricks: Using URL Filtering to Globally Block URLs but Allow Other Traffic

L1 Bithead

Under the URL category of "educational institutions"(set for alert) we are generating a enormous amount of logs identified with an application of “windows-remote-management”. I currently have modified that category to "allow" which eliminates all logging of that category.  What I really would like to do is define the category back to alert, but define traffic identified with the application of “windows-remote-management” as "allow" hoping to stop URL logging only on the application “windows-remote-management”, all other traffic under the URL category of "educational institutions" would continue to log.


Category would be defined as "alert", logs generated.

An application under that category would be set to "allow", no logs generated.


Is it possibe?




L4 Transporter

Hi tstores31,


You can do this by adding that application to a separate security policy. Then in this security policy you can choose to either apply a new URL filtering profile to it with the actions set to allow, or not apply one at all.


hope this helps,


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