Designate a Computer as a WatchGuard Proxy

Applies To: WatchGuard EPDR, WatchGuard EDR, WatchGuard EPP

To protect isolated computers on your network that have the WatchGuard client agent and endpoint security software installed, you can provide them with access to WatchGuard Cloud through a WatchGuard proxy.

To add a computer as a WatchGuard proxy, the computer must meet these requirements:

  • Windows operating system
  • WatchGuard Endpoint Security installed
  • Supports the 8.3 filename format
    For more information on file name requirements, see this MSDN article.

To designate a computer as a WatchGuard proxy:

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Settings.
  2. From the left pane, select Network Services.
    The WatchGuard Proxy tab opens with a list of all computers that have been designated a WatchGuard proxy.

  1. Click Add WatchGuard Proxy.
    The Add WatchGuard Proxy dialog box opens with a list of available Windows computers.
  2. Select the computer you want to designate as a WatchGuard proxy.

In the search bar, you can type search terms, such as the name of the computer, to locate a proxy.

To remove a WatchGuard proxy:

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Settings.
  2. From the left pane, select Network Services.
    The WatchGuard Proxy tab opens with a list of all computers that have been designated as a WatchGuard proxy.
  3. Next to the computer you want to remove from the list, click .
  4. Click Delete.

See Also

Configure Network Services

Configure Network Settings

Add a Proxy (Windows computers)