Web Filter 3

Schedules

Schedules Basics

How do I get to this page?

This page opens when you navigate to Web Filter, open the Policy Management menu, and click Schedules.

What’s on this page?

Schedules control access to resources by time. These rules allow you to choose specific times of day, and days of the week to apply Rule Sets. For example, you may want to apply the Default rule set during work/school hours, and then switch to a custom rule set for evenings and weekends.

When should I use this?

Use this page to define days and times when specific Rule Sets should take effect.

Important: Schedules do not take effect until you assign them to a Rule Set.

Adding a Schedule

  • 1. Click Web Filter, then open the Policy Management menu and click Schedules.
  • 2. In the Schedules grid, click the green “+” icon. This action opens the following page:

  • 3. In the New Schedule form, edit the fields as needed.
  • 4. Click Save to apply your changes, or click Cancel to discard your changes and return to the previous page.
  • 5. Once you have added the Schedule, click on it to add rules to it.

Configurable Fields on this Page

  • Name – Enter a name for this Schedule.
  • Description – Enter a brief description.
  • Base Rule Set – Select a Rule Set from the dropdown list to use when no Schedule Rule is active.

 

Deleting a Schedule

  • To delete (permanently remove) an item, mouse over the item you wish to remove, then click the X on the right side of the row. You will be prompted to confirm the action.

Caution: Items deleted this way are permanently removed, and cannot be recovered.

 

Adding a Rule

  • 1. Click Web Filter, then open the Policy Management menu and click Schedules.
  • 2. Click the name of the schedule to view the schedule.
  • 3. On the View Schedule page, click the green “+” icon. This action opens the following page:

  • 4. In the Schedule Rule Sets form, edit the fields as needed.
  • 5. Click Save to apply your changes, or click Cancel to discard your changes and return to the previous page.

Note: You can add multiple rules to a schedule.

Configurable Fields on this Page

  • Rule Set – Select a rule set to apply to this rule.
  • Description – Enter a brief description.
  • Days – Select (check) the checkboxes for the days to apply this rule
  • Time – Select All Day, or select Specified time range and choose the start and end times.

 

Editing a Rule

  • 1. Click Web Filter, then open the Policy Management menu and click Schedules.
  • 2. Click the name to edit the item. This action opens the following page:
  • 3. Click on the Rule Set to edit the Rule Set. The following will open. From here you can change the Rule Set and add a description.
  • 4. Click on the schedule name to edit the schedule. The following will open.
  • 4. In the Schedule Rule Sets form, edit the fields as needed.
  • 5. Click Save to apply your changes, or click Cancel to discard your changes and return to the previous page.

Configurable Fields on this Page

  • Rule Set – Select a rule set to apply to this rule.
  • Description – Enter a brief description.
  • Days – Select (check) the checkboxes for the days to apply this rule
  • Time – Select All Day, or select Specified time range and choose the start and end times.

 

Deleting a Rule

  • To delete (permanently remove) an item, mouse over the item you wish to remove, then click the X on the right side of the row. You will be prompted to confirm the action.

Caution: Items deleted this way are permanently removed, and cannot be recovered.