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SWG website blocing in proxy mode

Created: 11 Feb 2013 • Updated: 17 Feb 2013 | 4 comments
Atif's picture
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Hi guys,

I was going through SWG admin and startup guides and found that SWG only analyzed the website HTTP/HTTPs, FTP. Does it mean that it will not block website if configured in proxy mode?


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Ashish-Sharma's picture


Check this artical

Symantec Web Gateway (SWG) considerations and behavior when an external proxy is used
Article:TECH178689 | Created: 2012-01-11 | Updated: 2012-01-12 | Article URL

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Ashish Sharma

Atif's picture

No external proxy is in place. Does SWG block webistes in proxy mode?

Ashish-Sharma's picture

check this artical hope help you

Can SWG Block an HTTPS address?
Article:TECH98131 | Created: 2009-01-16 | Updated: 2011-09-23 | Article URL
SWG in Proxy mode does not support whitelist by IP address
Article:TECH157358 | Created: 2011-04-04 | Updated: 2011-10-12 | Article URL

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

Atif's picture

Thanks Aashish I believe the 98131 answers my queries. Thanks for sharing. I will confirm this today or day after afer verification on the appliance.