Edit Web Protection Policies

To edit the default policies or your custom policies:

You cannot delete default policies, but you can edit their settings.

  1. On the All Devices view, go to Settings > Web Protection > Protection Policy
  2. Select the target policy
  3. Select Edit

  4. Edit the Policy settings in each of the sections as required
  5. Select Save

    The updated policy is automatically downloaded to any devices that use it the next time they report to the All Devices view.

    If you want to download the policy immediately, you can Run checks on devices now to force the Agent to upload check results to the All Devices view and subsequently retrieve the updated policy.

Web Protection Policy settings

Each Protection Policy includes the following sections where you can configure settings:

Section Description
General Policy, behavior, block message and end user interaction
Installation Settings Agent language and branding settings
Web Security Allow, Block or Schedule access based on website Category
Category Filtering Allow, Block or Schedule access based on website Category
Whitelist Allow specific URLs
Blacklist Block specific URLs
Schedule Specify during which hours website categories are allowed or blocked
Checks Configure the Web Bandwidth Check to monitor website download traffic on the device and fail where this exceeds the entered threshold
Reporting Enter the URLs to exclude from the Web tab