Web Filter Profile : Setting Items

Following are the setting items on Web Filter Profile.




Profile Name

(Half-Width alphabetical characters and half-width numbers)

Input the profile name.
You can not utilize any two-byte characters, such as Japanese, and the following signs as shwn below:
< > ( ) # ' " Space (blank)
Blocked Categories

[ □ ] (Unmarking to the checkbox) or [ ✔] (Marking o the checkbox)

By marking to the respective [ Category ] checkbox, you can get valid to block the relevant URL included into that category.

URL Filter

[ □ ] (Unmarking to the checkbox) or [ ✔] (Marking o the checkbox)

You can designate any URL Filter at this profile by marking to this checkbox.
Once any URL has been designated at a URL Filtering, the detection for the relevant URL will stop without further examination on whether the URL is defined as Blocked Categories.


(Half-Width alphabetical characters and half-width numbers)

Fill in your comment, if desired.
Fill in your comment within 225 words. NOTE: you can NOT use a two-byte characters, such as Japanese.


(Unavailable to edit)

This is a website link to FortiGuard Center enabling you to verify the ratings on the Categories.
For [ Rating ], please refer to how to verify Web Filtering Categories.

Following describes the additional Items when your marked to the URL Filter check box.






This ID is assigned accordingly in the ID creation order. NOTE: You can NOT edit the ID.


(Half-Width alphabetical characters and half-width numbers)

Fill in the URL, you would like to add to your list.
Here any IP Address are not allowed to the this specification instead of any URL.
You do not need to write down [ http:// ] to the URL. [ http:// ] is automatically removed, even though you have input one.
You can not use any two-byte characters, such as Japanese, and the following signs : < > ( ) # ‘ ” , and any spaces (blanks).

[ Simple] or [ Wildcard ]

You need to select any type to evaluate any URL string.
Simple: Completely Matched
Wildcard:Enabling Wildcard usage.


Specify either { Block ] or { Exempt ] .

Select a specific action to the relevant URL.
Block : Block the specific URL(s).
Exempt : Not block any URL

Simple (Completely matching)
If you select [ Simple ] as a Type, only an [ Action ] which completely matches to the input URL. You can NOT use any wildcard.
For example, if you input [ example.com ] then a specific Action will be executed for all website pages which [ example.com ] has. Any actions to [ www.example.com ] or [ yourexample.com ] will not be executed.

If you would like to access a specific webpage and execute an [ Action ] by selecting [ simple ] then fill in the password and the file name.
For example, if you input the strings of [ example.com/sample/example.html ], only that file will be the targeted to a specific Action.

If you define the Type as [ wildcard ], you can show the relevant URL by utilizing the strings of [ * ](asterisk) or [ ? ](question mark) .

[*](asterisk) means that you can fill in any numbers and any characters with more than 0 words.
[?](question) means to fill in any ONE word.

Block a specified URL.

Exempt(Exempted Blocking)
This [ exempt ] does not block a specified URL. Even though any specified URL rating belongs to the list of Blocked Categories, that URL defined as [ exempt ] by the URL Filtering function finishes the relevant detection without any blocking.