Web filtering

White-list websites trough the Action menu.

The Action Menu allows you to add websites directly in whitelist database. Whitelist means, the domain will not be checked by the Web filtering Engine or the AdsBlocker feature On the top menu, click on Action. Choose the icon “Whitelist a website“ Click on New Website to add a domain […]

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Malware URLS

By default, Artica is able to retreive infected url automatically ( first time 30.000 urls and after each 6 Hours) and save urls inside the local database in order to improve the malware category. This feature is added in Artica v2.32 versions. Under the Web filtering status, you can see […]

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White-list websites using your categories

You can white-list websites using your category instead using the global white-list. Using your category is more flexible because the white-list operation is made for each rule not for all users. 1) Create Your dedicated category for white-listing. On Your Proxy section, choose “Your Categories” link. On the main table, […]

The native Web-filtering client

Artica use it’s own script in order to make to join the proxy service with the Webfiltering service. You can turn it to use the native client for better performance. Enabling the native client will disable these features: Redirection Protocol cannot be changed. The native client could not determine the […]

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Redirect blocked requests to your Web page.

If you want to handle your own web error page instead using the Artica Error page service use this way. On the top menu, select Your Proxy. Choose “Banned page service” link Choose “Remote block page” tab Turn to green the Redirect all blocked sites to a remote web page […]

The Paranoid mode

This feature is available with Artica v2.17.080501 or above. The paranoid mode is designed to reduce web error page processing caused by flooder clients. If a computer is infected by a malware that want to access to Internet or if a client use an application denied by a policy, background […]

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How to avoid none category in the block page ?

The “none” category means you have defined a “Nothing else” behavior in a rule and the web site has not been classified by a white-listed category. By default the blocked web site is classified as “none“ If you want to display the real category in the web-filtering blocked page you […]

The nothing else method ( aka White-list method )

The nothing else method is the opposite of the Pass other websites By default: By default, Artica create rules with the “Pass other websites“. This means that only websites stored in “blacklisted” categories are used. White-lists are only used to contradict a blacklisted website. The nothing else When editing a […]

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How to test a web site against a category ?

To use this feature, you must enable the “Categories service“. The Categories service is able to query the Artica databases in order to see if the Web site is categorized and in which category the web site is stored. On the top menu, click on Action. Choose Test categories items. […]