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Barracuda Web Security Service

Step 2: Configuring Web Traffic

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Create an Authentication Key

Before you configure client browsers, you must have created an Authentication Key in the Barracuda Web Security Service for your site’s Internet-facing (external) IP address. If you haven't already done so, see Step 1: Setting up your Barracuda Web Security Service Account for instructions.

Proxy Methods

There are multiple methods for configuring client browsers:

  • Use a proxy auto-config (PAC) file to instruct your client browsers to point to the Barracuda Web Security Service or to the Barracuda Web Security Gateway when they are on the network.
  • Push PAC files out in Microsoft Internet Explorer by using a Group Policy (GPO). Also, you can configure Internet Explorer or Firefox to use a PAC file.
  • Create a login script (WinNT4) to set users’ proxy settings. You may already have a preferred method for distributing changes to users.

In most cases, you can configure the proxy using your preferred method by following the instructions below:

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