Summer of Longhorn – Web Filter 3 Training Webinars

Check out comprehensive Longhorn training in these on-demand webinars.

  • Summer of Longhorn – Web Filter 3 Training Webinars: Lessons
    • 1: Intro to Longhorn
    • 2: User Identification
    • 3: Reporting
    • 4: Assignments, Rule Sets, URL Patterns
    • 5: SSL: What It Is and How Longhorn Can Help
    • 6: Filtering Mobile Devices
    • 7: Smart Play (Making YouTube Management Easy and Safe)
    • 8: Database & Custom Categories
    • 9: Blocking Psiphon and Other Filter Bypass Tools
    • 10: General Troubleshooting, Tips, and Best Practices
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Course Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Intro to Longhorn
  • Lesson 2: User Identification
  • User Identification in Longhorn
    You can’t apply policies and report on activity properly without knowing who your users are! Learn about options for identifying users, how to set authentication, and how to use new Identification Method Prioritization.

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  • Lesson 3: Reporting
  • Reporting with Longhorn
    Get the most out of Longhorn’s dynamic reporting engine! Learn about the dashboard, drill into pre-made reports, explore live reports, and learn about how to make custom reports, schedule reports, and more.

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  • Lesson 4: Assignments, Rule Sets, URL Patterns
  • Assignments, Rule Sets, and URL Patterns
    Differentiate policies for your various users and groups for the most effective filtering. Learn how to create different rule sets, assign them to users or groups, and how to use URL Patterns as well as other Rule Set policies.

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  • Lesson 5: SSL: What It Is and How Longhorn Can Help
  • As SSL and HTTPS sites become the norm, you need to know how to filter and report on them properly. Learn about the basics of SSL traffic, and your various options for using Longhorn to inspect or decrypt it for your policies and reports.

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  • Lesson 6: Filtering Mobile Devices
  • Discover your options for filtering mobile devices of every OS. We’ll cover filtering on and off campus as well as mobile authentication, SSL decryption across mobile devices, and lots more.
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  • Lesson 7: Smart Play (Making YouTube Management Easy and Safe)
  • A new feature coming to Longhorn this summer: Smart Play makes allowing educational YouTube and Vimeo videos (and blocking inappropriate videos) easy!

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  • Lesson 8: Database & Custom Categories
  • Learn about our AI machine-learning database, how it categorizes the web, how to look up categories, how to submit for review, and how to create custom categories and local categorizations.

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  • Lesson 9: Blocking Psiphon and Other Filter Bypass Tools
  • Learn about a new feature coming this summer to Longhorn to help school block and manage filter bypass tools like Psiphon and UltraSurf.

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  • Lesson 10: General Troubleshooting, Tips, and Best Practices
  • We’ll wrap it all up with some tips and tricks, best practices, and troubleshooting so you’re ready to start the school year.

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