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EMS Administration Guide

Web Filter

For Windows, Mac, and Linux profiles, you must enable FortiProxy (Disable Only When Troubleshooting) on the System Settings tab to use the Web Filter options.

Configuration

Description

Web Filter

Enable or disable web filtering.

General

 

 

Client Web Filtering When On-Net

Enable client web filtering when on-net. Only available for Windows and Mac profiles. This setting affects the Block Access to Malicious Websites setting in AntiVirus Protection.

 

Log All URLs

Enable to log all URLs.

 

Log User Initiated Traffic

Enable to log user initiated traffic.

 

Show Bubble Notification When HTTPS Site Is Blocked

Enable to show a bubble notification when an HTTPS site is blocked.

 

Enable Safe Search

Enable safe search. Only available for Chromebook profiles.

When safe search is enabled, the endpoint's Google search is set to Restricted mode, and YouTube access is set to Strict Restricted access. To set YouTube access to Moderate Restricted or Unrestricted YouTube access, you can disable Safe search and configure Google Search and YouTube access with the Google Admin Console instead of FortiClient EMS for Chromebooks.

Site Categories

Select to enable site categories from FortiGuard. When site categories are disabled, FortiClient is protected by the exclusion list.

See the FortiGuard website for descriptions of the available categories and subcategories.

For all categories below, you can configure an action for the entire site category by selecting one of the following:

  • Block
  • Warn
  • Allow
  • Monitor

You can also click the + button beside the site category to view all subcategories and configure individual actions (Block, Warn, Allow, Monitor) for each subcategory. Each site category's subcategories are listed below.

 

Adult/Mature Content

  • Abortion
  • Advocacy Organizations
  • Alcohol
  • Alternative Beliefs
  • Dating
  • Gambling
  • Lingerie and Swimsuit
  • Marijuana
  • Nudity and Risque
  • Other Adult Materials
  • Pornography
  • Sex Education
  • Sports Hunting and War Games
  • Tobacco
  • Weapons (Sales)

 

Bandwidth Consuming

  • File Sharing and Storage
  • Freeware and Software Downloads
  • Internet Radio and TV
  • Internet Telephony
  • Peer-to-peer File Sharing
  • Streaming Media and Download

 

General Interest-Business

  • Armed Forces
  • Business
  • Charitable Organizations
  • Finance and Banking
  • General Organizations
  • Government and Legal Organizations
  • Information Technology
  • Information and Computer Security
  • Online Meeting
  • Remote Access
  • Search Engines and Portals
  • Secure Websites
  • Web Analytics
  • Web Hosting
  • Web-based Applications

 

General Interest-Personal

  • Advertising
  • Arts and Culture
  • Auction
  • Brokerage and Trading
  • Child Education
  • Content Servers
  • Digital Postcards
  • Domain Parking
  • Dynamic Content
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Folklore
  • Games
  • Global Religion
  • Health and Wellness
  • Instant Messaging
  • Job Search
  • Meaningless Content
  • Medicine
  • News and Media
  • Newsgroups and Message Boards
  • Personal Privacy
  • Personal Vehicles
  • Personal Websites and Blogs
  • Political Organizations
  • Real Estate
  • Reference
  • Restaurant and Dining
  • Shopping
  • Social Networking
  • Society and Lifestyles
  • Sports
  • Travel
  • Web Chat
  • Web-based Email

 

Potentially Liable

  • Child Abuse
  • Discrimination
  • Drug Abuse
  • Explicit Violence
  • Extremist Groups
  • Hacking
  • Illegal or Unethical
  • Plagiarism
  • Proxy Avoidance

Unrated

 

 

Rate IP Addresses

Enable to filter URLs and resolved IP addresses at the same time.

Exclusion List

 

Action

Select one of the following actions:

  • Allow
  • Block
  • Monitor

URL

Enter specific URLs to allow, block, or monitor.

Type

Select one of the following types:

  • Simple
  • Wildcard
  • Regular Expression

Wildcard characters and Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) can be used.

Web Filter

For Windows, Mac, and Linux profiles, you must enable FortiProxy (Disable Only When Troubleshooting) on the System Settings tab to use the Web Filter options.

Configuration

Description

Web Filter

Enable or disable web filtering.

General

 

 

Client Web Filtering When On-Net

Enable client web filtering when on-net. Only available for Windows and Mac profiles. This setting affects the Block Access to Malicious Websites setting in AntiVirus Protection.

 

Log All URLs

Enable to log all URLs.

 

Log User Initiated Traffic

Enable to log user initiated traffic.

 

Show Bubble Notification When HTTPS Site Is Blocked

Enable to show a bubble notification when an HTTPS site is blocked.

 

Enable Safe Search

Enable safe search. Only available for Chromebook profiles.

When safe search is enabled, the endpoint's Google search is set to Restricted mode, and YouTube access is set to Strict Restricted access. To set YouTube access to Moderate Restricted or Unrestricted YouTube access, you can disable Safe search and configure Google Search and YouTube access with the Google Admin Console instead of FortiClient EMS for Chromebooks.

Site Categories

Select to enable site categories from FortiGuard. When site categories are disabled, FortiClient is protected by the exclusion list.

See the FortiGuard website for descriptions of the available categories and subcategories.

For all categories below, you can configure an action for the entire site category by selecting one of the following:

  • Block
  • Warn
  • Allow
  • Monitor

You can also click the + button beside the site category to view all subcategories and configure individual actions (Block, Warn, Allow, Monitor) for each subcategory. Each site category's subcategories are listed below.

 

Adult/Mature Content

  • Abortion
  • Advocacy Organizations
  • Alcohol
  • Alternative Beliefs
  • Dating
  • Gambling
  • Lingerie and Swimsuit
  • Marijuana
  • Nudity and Risque
  • Other Adult Materials
  • Pornography
  • Sex Education
  • Sports Hunting and War Games
  • Tobacco
  • Weapons (Sales)

 

Bandwidth Consuming

  • File Sharing and Storage
  • Freeware and Software Downloads
  • Internet Radio and TV
  • Internet Telephony
  • Peer-to-peer File Sharing
  • Streaming Media and Download

 

General Interest-Business

  • Armed Forces
  • Business
  • Charitable Organizations
  • Finance and Banking
  • General Organizations
  • Government and Legal Organizations
  • Information Technology
  • Information and Computer Security
  • Online Meeting
  • Remote Access
  • Search Engines and Portals
  • Secure Websites
  • Web Analytics
  • Web Hosting
  • Web-based Applications

 

General Interest-Personal

  • Advertising
  • Arts and Culture
  • Auction
  • Brokerage and Trading
  • Child Education
  • Content Servers
  • Digital Postcards
  • Domain Parking
  • Dynamic Content
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Folklore
  • Games
  • Global Religion
  • Health and Wellness
  • Instant Messaging
  • Job Search
  • Meaningless Content
  • Medicine
  • News and Media
  • Newsgroups and Message Boards
  • Personal Privacy
  • Personal Vehicles
  • Personal Websites and Blogs
  • Political Organizations
  • Real Estate
  • Reference
  • Restaurant and Dining
  • Shopping
  • Social Networking
  • Society and Lifestyles
  • Sports
  • Travel
  • Web Chat
  • Web-based Email

 

Potentially Liable

  • Child Abuse
  • Discrimination
  • Drug Abuse
  • Explicit Violence
  • Extremist Groups
  • Hacking
  • Illegal or Unethical
  • Plagiarism
  • Proxy Avoidance

Unrated

 

 

Rate IP Addresses

Enable to filter URLs and resolved IP addresses at the same time.

Exclusion List

 

Action

Select one of the following actions:

  • Allow
  • Block
  • Monitor

URL

Enter specific URLs to allow, block, or monitor.

Type

Select one of the following types:

  • Simple
  • Wildcard
  • Regular Expression

Wildcard characters and Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) can be used.