Web Filter 3

Categorized Sites

How do I get to this page?

This page opens when you click Web Filter, then click Categorized Sites.

What’s on this page?

The Categorized Sites page is where you search the Lightspeed Systems Content Database for web sites, IP addresses, and URLs, to determine their category and blocking status.

When should I use this?

Use the Categorized Sites page to search the Lightspeed Systems Content Database for web sites, IP addresses, and URLs, to determine their category and blocking status.

Searching the Database

  • 1. In the left navigation bar, click Web Filter, then navigate to Categorized Sites.
  • 2. Search for the domain, URL, or IP to reclassify.
  • 3. From the search results, click the domain to open the Edit Domain page.
  • 4. Select (check) the URLs to reclassify.
  • 5. Select a new category from the dropdown list, then click Save.

Tips:

  • Use the wildcard character ( * ) to find subdomains. For example, to find subdomains of “cnn.com,” search for “*.cnn.com.”
  • Search for URLs at http://archive.lightspeedsystems.com to see detailed information about a web site’s classification.
  • Open the Rule Sets page and click Default to see the complete list of content categories and the default Allow and Block actions.

Note: These exceptions are stored locally on your Rocket, and are not sent to Lightspeed Systems. To request a review of a site by Lightspeed staff, please submit the request via the archive database.

  • 1. In the left navigation bar, click Web Filter, then navigate to Categorized Sites.
  • 2. Search for the domain, URL, or IP to reclassify.

  • 3. From the search results, click the domain to open the Edit Domain box.

  • 4. Select a new category from the dropdown list Category list. Add any optional comments in the Comment box. Check the Include Subdomains and Include URLs boxes if you wish to also add those to a local category. Click Save.

Tips:

  • Use the wildcard character ( * ) to find subdomains. For example, to find subdomains of “cnn.com,” search for “*.cnn.com.”
  • Search for URLs at http://archive.lightspeedsystems.com to see detailed information about a web site’s classification.
  • Open the Rule Sets page and click Default to see the complete list of content categories and the default Allow and Block actions.

Note: These exceptions are stored locally on your Rocket, and are not sent to Lightspeed Systems. To request a review of a site by Lightspeed staff, please submit the request via the Database form.

 

  • 1. In the left navigation bar, click Web Filter, then navigate to Categorized Sites.
  • 2. Search for the domain, URL, or IP to reclassify.

  • 3. On the search results, click Reset to the rifht of the domain to reset it to its default category.

Tips:

  • Use the wildcard character ( * ) to find subdomains. For example, to find subdomains of “cnn.com,” search for “*.cnn.com.”
  • Search for URLs at http://archive.lightspeedsystems.com to see detailed information about a web site’s classification.
  • Open the Rule Sets page and click Default to see the complete list of content categories and the default Allow and Block actions.

Note: These exceptions are stored locally on your Rocket, and are not sent to Lightspeed Systems. To request a review of a site by Lightspeed staff, please submit the request via the Database form.