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URL Filtering Bug filter bypassed

L0 Member

HI,

I am having issues with the URL filters for example if i have a blocked porn site www.xxx.com and i enter www.xxx.com.(dot) it bypasses the filter and is allowed through.  I am running version 3.1.6

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L4 Transporter

When you enter a value in the block or allow lists of any Filtering profile you will need to be specific.

If for instance if you only enter www.porn.com then portal.porn.com will be allowed. Also porn.com would be allowed as well.

You can use wild cards to narrow the options.

*.porn.com would block all links preceding the porn.com domain/ You can also append a wild card so

www.porn.com/* will also work.

Rarely will a single line prevent/allow access to a given domain, you will need to look at the entire URL string and create your expressions as needed.

~Phil

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