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L0 Member

Hi, 

Wondering if someone can help me out. I've done some searching and have not come up with with much

 

I have a user who needs to access a few webpages on a custom port. The link for example is something like: https://custom1.config.fake:2546/info but there are a few more like https://custom2.config.fake:2546/info , and https://custom3.config.fake:2546/info . To make matters worse, they change can change the prefix at any time, and have a new public IP, so in a months or so https://custom4.config.fake:2546/info might go live and be required to be open which would be coming from a different public IP.

 

What is the best way to allow and internal user at a specific IP to access these websites on the internet which have the port in the link and changing prefixes?

 

Thank you kindly

 

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L1 Bithead

It's messy, but if you don't know a range of ports that these websites will confine themselves to, your best bet may be to create a policy that allows web browsing for this user and SSL, but set the service to any versus specifying "application default" or creating a service group.  You could then create a url filtering custom category with the sites you want to allow, using wildcards as needed.

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein

Thank you for the response.
As of right now the port stays the same, it's the prefix in the URL that
will change.

So would I then create a rule from source IP, to destination Internet with
any IP, set the SSL application and specify the port, then apply a URL
category with the wildcard URL *.config.fake?




Yes! A custom url filter on the wildcard url for each site should do the
trick.
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein
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