This article describes how to configure effective web filtering policy across the network by allowing & restricting the access to required categories of websites

Seqrite Web security feature helps to create security policies for a department or specific group of clients.

To create Web filtering policy follow these steps:

1. Log on to the Seqrite Endpoint Security Web Console.

2. Go to Clients > Manage policies > Add.

3. Provide Policy Name and Description.


4.Go to Client Settings > Web Security.


5.Under Web Categories, select the Restrict access to particular categories of websites check box to enable web security.

6.From Status column, select Deny to ‘restrict’ access and ‘allow’ to allow access to the required categories of websites.

7.Now to exclude few websites to allow access, click the Exclusion button.


Exclusion helps to apply an exception rule to the protection policy for Web Categories. This helps when the user wants to restrict access to a Web site category but still want to allow access to certain Web sites from the restricted category.

The Exclude URLs dialog appears as follows:


8. In the Enter URL text box, type the URL and then click Add. The URL is added to the Exclude URL list.

9. To exclude the sub-domains, select the Also Exclude Sub-domains check box.

10. Select the Enable Web Security reports check box to generate reports for all blocked Web sites.

11. To get an alert message when a blocked Web site is accessed by a user, select the Display alert message when the website is blocked check box.

12. To save your settings, click OK.

To apply the above-created policy to a specific group of clients, follow the steps:

1.Go to Clients > Manage groups

2.Right click on the client group on which above-created policy is to be applied, click on ‘Set policy’

Select the above policy and Apply to the required group.