Inspection mode differences for Web Filter

Inspection mode differences for Web Filter

This section identifies the behavioral differences between Web Filter operating in flow and proxy inspection.

Feature comparison between Web Filter inspection modes

The following table indicates which Web Filter features are supported by their designated inspection modes.

  FortiGuard

CategoryBased Fil-

ter

Category

Usage

Quota

Override

Blocked

Categories

File Filter Search Engines Static

URL Filter

Rating Option Proxy Option
Proxy Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Flow Yes (1) No Yes (2) No No Yes Yes No
  1. Local Category and Remote Category filters do not support the warning and authenticate actions.
  2. Local Category and Remote Category filters cannot be overridden.

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