Web Applications

The Configuration > Group Policy > Default Policy > Web Applications page allows you to configure the default policy for popular Web Applications, such as Facebook, or Linkedin. Settings configured on this page take precedent over policy configured for categories or tags.
Note
If you do not have HTTPS scanning enabled on the Configuration > Global Policy > HTTPS Scanning page, detection and control of web applications will not work for sites that use HTTPS.
  1. Next to the related web application click the Action drop down menu.
  2. Select a policy for an application by selecting an option from the related Action drop down menu:
    • Choose Allow to allow access to the web application.
    • Choose Block to block access to the web application.
    • Choose Follow Category to allow the site category to control access to the web application.
  3. For web applications that are set to Allow you can also configure Enabled features:
    1. Click on the row for an application.
    2. Ensure that only the features you want enabled are selected.
      For instance, if only Status Update is not selected under Enabled features for Facebook only status updates will be disabled. Access to the rest of the site will be allowed.
  4. Click Apply