Sophos XG Firewall provides default web categories, which are used to manage URL-groups/categories through a web filter policy. When a particular category is blocked, access to the URLs of the category is blocked. In order to allow specific URLs that belong to a blocked category, the administrator can create a custom Web Category with the specific URLs to be allowed. The custom web category and default web category can be combined in a web filter policy where allow and deny actions can be defined in their respective categories. In a web filter policy, custom web category is given priority over the default web category when allowing/denying the access. The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Firewall
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