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Flow Mode Webfilter Support (Warning/Authenticate/Override)

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Web Filtering

Flow-based web filtering support has been extended to allow for the following options:

  • Authenticate: Require authentication for specific website categories.
  • Warn: Display a warning message but allow users to continue to the website.
  • Override: Allow users with valid credentials to override their web filter profile.
To enable Authenticate and Warning web filters:
  1. Go to Security Profiles > Web Filter in the FortiGate web GUI.
  2. Right-click on a selected category to view the context menu.
  3. Select the Authenticate or Warning web filter.

    Right-click on a category to view web filters

  4. Select Apply.
To allow users to override blocked categories:
  1. Select Allow users to override blocked categories.

    Click Allow users to override blocked categories

  2. Enter the following information:
    • Groups that can override
    • Profile can switch to
    • Switch applies to
    • Switch duration
  3. Select Apply.

Related Videos

Flow Mode Webfilter Support (Warning/Authenticate/Override)

  • 480 views
  • 6 months ago

Web Filtering

Flow-based web filtering support has been extended to allow for the following options:

  • Authenticate: Require authentication for specific website categories.
  • Warn: Display a warning message but allow users to continue to the website.
  • Override: Allow users with valid credentials to override their web filter profile.
To enable Authenticate and Warning web filters:
  1. Go to Security Profiles > Web Filter in the FortiGate web GUI.
  2. Right-click on a selected category to view the context menu.
  3. Select the Authenticate or Warning web filter.

    Right-click on a category to view web filters

  4. Select Apply.
To allow users to override blocked categories:
  1. Select Allow users to override blocked categories.

    Click Allow users to override blocked categories

  2. Enter the following information:
    • Groups that can override
    • Profile can switch to
    • Switch applies to
    • Switch duration
  3. Select Apply.