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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

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How to Create User Agent Policies

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User Agent policies allow you to to create policy objects to allow or block clients based on the information included in their user agent string. You can add browser / operating system combinations, or you can define up to five generic user agent patterns. The selected user agents and the generic user agent patterns are combined with a Boolean OR.

Create a User Agent Object

  1. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Box > Assigned Services > Firewall > Forwarding Rules.
  2. Click Lock.
  3. In the left menu, select User Agents.
  4. Right-click the table and select New User Agent Policy. The Edit Agent Policy Object window opens.
  5. Enter a Name.
  6. Select the Default Action for the policy object.
  7. In the Select User Agents section, expand the list and use the filters on the top of the columns to display the desired browser/operating system combinations.
  8. Use the filter to find the user agent or operating system, and double-click to add the browser / operating system combination to the Selected User Agents.
  9. (optional) In the Generic User Agent Patterns section, click + to enter a user agent pattern. You can use the following wildcard characters * (asterisk) and ?.  E.g., Use *MSIE 6.* to filter for all Internet Explorer 6.X versions.
  10. Click Save.
  11. Click Send Changes and Activate