Monthly Archives: May 2016

Allow all users to retrieve their VPN settings.

You can Allow users to logon on the Artica Console in order to retrieve their VPN settings. Click on service parameters tab. Click on Change Settings button. Choose “Clients” tab. Turn to Green the “Enable VPN section in End-Users Interfaces“ Logon on the Artica Web console as user. User will […]



Build and install the VPN client settings

Artica is able to create a full VPN client configuration according your VPN server settings. 1) Build and download the configuration package Click on Clients scripts tab Click on “Build a Client configuration“ Set the Connection name ( eg the user username) Define the operating system Click on Generate Parameters […]

Retrieve the VPN client software

The native VPN functionality in Windows is not compatible with OpenVPN. To establish a VPN connection, your users require to download and Install a client software. On the main VPN screen, click on the “Client Softwares” button. A table is displayed and allows you to download installation packages for Windows […]



Enable the VPN server

The VPN server can handle both remote Artica servers to link remote sites and roaming users. It allows users to be connected to the local networks outside the company. Go into System top menu Click on OpenVPN grey link Click on the main button Enable this service to launch the […]

Network address translation (NAT) rules

NAT rules allow the rewriting of the source address of traffic. It is used to forward packets to a destination port to an another destination IP and port. In this example we want to forward¬† our OpenVPN clients (UDP packets on port 1194)¬† forwarded to our OpenVPN server On […]



The Ransomwares database

Ransomwares database is designed to block URLs that are used by viruses to download ransomwares. This database is downloaded automatically by Artica and is updated several times by day. Since 2.39.051513/2.38.051513 the ransomware database act as a category and must be managed trough a web-filtering rule. This feature require a […]

The PhishTank database

Since 2.39.051513/2.38.051513 Phishtank database as changed and now is updated directly trough Artica. The PhishTank database is also available in Web security Appliance too and require a valid Enterprise license. The PhishTank database came from a community anti-phishing Web site where anyone can go to submit suspected phishes, track the […]



Authenticate users trough Active Directory

This feature can be used with Artica (v2.39.051313 or v2.38.051313 or above) and the reverse-proxy service version It allows you to allow access to a reversed Web site only if user is logged using it’s Active Directory credentials. A) Create your reversed Website: You have to create an HTTP/HTTPS […]