Using PA-3220 for URL filtering to replace Barracuda Web Filter

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Using PA-3220 for URL filtering to replace Barracuda Web Filter

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We just got our PA-3220 and hoping to use that for our URL/Web filtering and discontinue our Barracuda Web filter.  Has anyone implemented the URL filtering with terminal server users?  

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@NormGala 

The only thing that really changes is that you would want to install the terminal server agent so that the user-id information actually maps correctly for those users. Outside of that, there isn't anything special about the deployment from that aspect. 

 

I would recommend that you look into the feature set available on the firewall for url-filtering versus what you are using on the Barracuda web filter. It's been a while since I've actually had to manage one, but if memory serves correctly you could allow time limits for categories, log actual social media posts, and stuff like that. IE: Check to ensure that you don't use any features that aren't available through url-filtering directly on the firewall. 

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