How To Create A Web Policy In Sophos Firewall

The main feature of the Sophos XG Firewall program is Web Protection, which helps to scan and categorize web-related traffic. The web policy is created only for web protection. Carry out the steps below on how to create a web policy in Sophos firewall.

  • Create web policy
  • Create firewall rule
  • Import certificate
How To Create A Web Policy In Sophos Firewall

To browse safely on your web browser, create a web policy on the Sophos XG Firewall program as per the step-by-step instructions provided on our web page.

  • The Sophos XG Firewall program itself has inbuilt web polices for web protection. If you want to create your own web policy, launch the main window of the Sophos XG Firewall program on your computer.
  • Navigate to Web and select the Policies option followed by the Add Policy option.
  • Note: Instead of selecting the Add Policy option, you can click the Edit icon.
  • Fill the Name field, choose the Allow or Block option from the Action drop-down menu, and click the Add Rule button.
  • By default, the Allow option is selected from the Action drop-down list.
  • Choose the group for users. You can also use the default setting as Anybody in the Users field.
  • Select the Add New Item option from the Activities drop-down menu.
  • Go through the list and customize the settings as per your needs.
  • After clicking the Apply option, turn on the toggle switch next to all the rules you have created.
  • Save the created web policy rule by clicking the Save option.
  • As per the changed settings, the websites you have blocked will not be accessible. To keep your web browsing safe and productive, always keep the Web Protection feature on the Sophos XG Firewall turned on.

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