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Administration Guide

Web Filter

Web Filter allows you to block, allow, warn, and monitor web traffic based on URL category or custom URL filters. FortiGuard handles URL categorization. You can create a custom URL filter exclusion list that overrides the FortiGuard category.

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If FortiClient is unable to contact FortiGuard, FortiClient blocks all web traffic by default. To configure FortiClient to allow web traffic when FortiGuard is unreachable, see the FortiClient XML Reference Guide.

Web Filter

Web Filter allows you to block, allow, warn, and monitor web traffic based on URL category or custom URL filters. FortiGuard handles URL categorization. You can create a custom URL filter exclusion list that overrides the FortiGuard category.

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If FortiClient is unable to contact FortiGuard, FortiClient blocks all web traffic by default. To configure FortiClient to allow web traffic when FortiGuard is unreachable, see the FortiClient XML Reference Guide.