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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

This Firmware Version Is End-Of-Support

As of December 1st, 2018, all new sales for Barracuda NextGen Firewall X Series products have ceased. Only renewals of software and hardware subscriptions for a maximum of one year are available for a limited time. December 1st 2019: All Barracuda Firewall X-Series sales will cease; neither new sales nor any renewals will be available. If you currently hold a maintenance and support contract, you will continue to receive our award-winning support and services until your contract expires, or until the End of Life definition as described in the End of Support and End of Life Information.

How to Grant URL Category Overrides - User Guide

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When users request temporary access to URL categories with Override configured in the URL Filter policy, access requests are redirected to the Override Admin page. If you are a URL Filter Override admin, you can grant users access to these URL categories for a specific length of time.

Before You Begin

Get the following information from the Barracuda NextGen Firewall X-Series administrator:

  • The IP address of the ticketing web interface (e.g., 1.2.3.4)
  • The username and password for your admin user.

Your browser must allow JavaScript on the Override Block and Admin pages.

Grant URL Category Overrides

To grant users access to URL categories that are normally blocked by the URL Filter, proceed as following:

  1. In a browser, go to: http://IP address for the override web interface/cgi-bin/override-admin
  2. Enter your Username and Password.
  3. Click Login.
    WF_Override_UserGuide01.png
  4. Set the number of minutes the override will remain valid for, and click the green button or the red X button to deny the request.
    WF_Override_UserGuide02.png

If the request was allowed, the user is now permitted to access websites in this URL category for the timespan you set. If you denied the request, this URL category is blocked for the set timespan.

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