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Barracuda Web Security Gateway

Why are my whitelist/blacklist and Content Filter blocks/allows not working for users on my Barracuda Web Filter?

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 9 years ago

Solution #00004732

 

Scope:

Applies to all Barracuda Web Filters.

 

Answer:

If you have authenticated users and/or unauthenticated users, please reference the upper right-hand side of the page that utilizes a drop-down list for Authenticated and Unauthenticated profiles. These profiles are both active and will be used for your users. The drop-down list will appear in these tabs only:

 

Block/Accept:

 

  • Content Filter
  • Applications
  • Domains
  • URL Patterns
  • MIME Type Blocking


NTLM, KERBEROS, LDAP, LOCAL USERS are all considered authenticated users under your Barracuda Web Filter. You can verify your users in two locations:

 

  1. Basic > Web Log – to see if usernames appear.
  2. Users/Groups > Account View – NTLM and Kerberos users will not appear because authentication is not cached for those users.


All unauthenticated users will show up with a "-" in your web logs.

 

Link to this page:

https://campus.barracuda.com/solution/50160000000IEpAAAW