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How to create a URL categorization policy

As a network administrator, you might want to block specific categories of websites for user access. You can perform this by creating a URL Categorization policy and binding the policy with a pre-defined list of categories that you want to restrict access.

For example, you might want to restrict access to all social networking websites as per organizational policies. In such a scenario, you must create a categorization policy and bind the policy to the pre-defined list of social networking category websites.

To create URL categorization policy by using basic method:

  1. Log on to the NetScaler SWG appliance and navigate to Secured Web Gateway > URL Filtering > URL Categorization.
  2. In the details pane, click Add to access the URL Categorization Policy page and specify the following parameters.
    1. URL Categorization Policy. Name of the responder policy.
    2. Basic. Select Configure using a predefined list of categories.
    3. Action. An action to control access to the URL.
    4. URL Categories. A predefined list of categories to select and add it to a configured list.
  3. Click Create and Close.

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To create URL categorization policy by using advanced method:

  1. To configure a new URL Categorization policy using advanced categorization.
  2. Click Add.
  3. In the URL Categorization Policy page, specify the following parameters.
    1. URL Categorization Policy. Name of the responder policy.
    2. Advanced. Configure policy using custom expressions.
  4. Click Create and Close.

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How to create a URL categorization policy

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