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Administration Guide

Configuring site categories

You can configure FortiClient to allow, block, warn, or monitor web traffic based on site categories.

  1. On the Web Filter tab, click the Settings icon.
  2. Click a site category.
  3. Click the action icon beside the desired sub-category.

    The following actions are available:

    Allow

    Set the category or sub-category to Allow to allow access.

    Block

    Set the category or sub-category to Block to block access. The user receives a Web Page Blocked message in the web browser.

    Warn

    Set the category or sub-category to Warn but allow access. The user receives a Web Page Warning message in the web browser. The user can proceed or go back to the previous web page.

    Monitor

    Set the category or sub-category to Monitor to allow access. The site is logged.

    You can enable or disable Site Categories in the Web Filter settings page. When site categories are disabled, the exclusion list protects FortiClient.

Configuring site categories

You can configure FortiClient to allow, block, warn, or monitor web traffic based on site categories.

  1. On the Web Filter tab, click the Settings icon.
  2. Click a site category.
  3. Click the action icon beside the desired sub-category.

    The following actions are available:

    Allow

    Set the category or sub-category to Allow to allow access.

    Block

    Set the category or sub-category to Block to block access. The user receives a Web Page Blocked message in the web browser.

    Warn

    Set the category or sub-category to Warn but allow access. The user receives a Web Page Warning message in the web browser. The user can proceed or go back to the previous web page.

    Monitor

    Set the category or sub-category to Monitor to allow access. The site is logged.

    You can enable or disable Site Categories in the Web Filter settings page. When site categories are disabled, the exclusion list protects FortiClient.