Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Web security Appliance features

The Web security Appliance is an Appliance dedicated to perform HTTP/HTTPS malwares, phishing detections. Security features Antivirus HTTP/HTTPS scanning with ClamAV with Advanced patterns from “SecurityInfo” ( Enterprise License ). Include new patterns format called Yara Rules ( Enterprise License ). DNSBL checking in order to trap bad domains directly […]


Understand the HyperCache feature

HyperCache is designed to drive the proxy about objects that must be stored locally. It basically enforce caching specific websites that use new technologies to provide objects. Why driving the proxy ? The proxy stores object by building a key calculated with the URL without parameters. Examples: [GOOD] will […]

Deny ACLS gives authentication popup

If Artica is connected to the Active Directory and if you have created a deny rule users will receive authentication popups from the proxy when trying to access to designed websites. These popup are normal, the proxy service ask to user to change their credentials because they cannot have access […]



Proxy Transparent mode on 2.x

Advantages of Transparent Proxy In the advantages category we have the following : Simplified administration – The browser does not need to be configured to talk to a cache. Central control – The user cannot change his/her browser to bypass the cache. Disadvantages of Transparent proxy Not Robust – Because […]

Tranparent proxy method using NAT method

The NAT method use your firewall that able to forward TCP packets to the proxy port. This method is a simply method to hook HTTP traffic to forward it. On Your Proxy section, choose listen ports link. Click on “New Port“ Enable the Firewall NAT compatibility option. Define the listen […]



ACL: Deny some sites to be cached

To create an ACL rule to ban the proxy to not cache some websites. On the TOP menu, click on “Your Proxy“ Click on “Complete ACLs” link Create a new ACL rule. Click on this new rule and enable the “Deny Cache” option. Click on Objects tab. Click on “New […]