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Use an HTTP Proxy Server for WebBlocker

If WebBlocker must use a proxy server to connect to the Websense server through the Internet, you must configure the proxy server settings in the WebBlocker configuration.

You can configure WebBlocker to use a proxy server in Fireware v11.12 and higher.

To configure proxy server settings, from Fireware Web UI:

  1. Select Subscription Services > WebBlocker.
  2. On the WebBlocker page, click Settings.
    The WebBlocker Global Settings page appears.

Screen shot of the spamBlocker Settings - HTTP Proxy Server tab

  1. Select the Connect to the Websense cloud with an HTTP proxy server check box.
  2. In the Server Address text box, type the IP address or host name of the proxy server.
  3. In the Server port text box, type the number of the port the Firebox must use to contact the proxy server.
  4. From the Server authentication drop-down list, select the authentication method to use for proxy server connections.
  5. If you selected Basic or NTLM as the authentication method, type the User name, User domain, and Password for connections to the proxy server.

To configure proxy server settings, from Policy Manager:

  1. Select Subscription Services > WebBlocker.
  2. In the Configure WebBlocker dialog box, click Settings.
    The WebBlocker Global Settings dialog box appears.

Screen shot of the spamBlocker Settings - HTTP Proxy tab

  1. Select the Connect to the Websense cloud with an HTTP proxy server check box.
  2. From the Server Address drop-down list, select the type of address to use.
  3. In the Server Address text box, type the IP address or host name of the proxy server.
  4. In the Server port text box, type the number of the port the Firebox must use to contact the proxy server.
  5. From the Server authentication drop-down list, select the authentication method to use for proxy server connections.
  6. If you selected Basic or NTLM as the authentication method, type the User name, User domain, and Password for connections to the proxy server.

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Configure spamBlocker

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