Cloud Filter Authentication

The sources you use to authenticate users against and the methods you use to authenticate them are critical parts of your filtering strategy. The options vary between an on-premise Rocket solution and a Cloud Filter solution.

Authentication Sources

Auth Source Works with on-prem Rocket Works with Cloud Filter Notes
Active Directory  AD cliets can sync with Azure AD/0365 for unified identity via the AAD Connect Tool
O365 O365 auth source doesn’t support authenticated proxy
Google/GAFE GAFE auth source doesn’t support authenticated proxy
Apple Open Directory
IMAP Server
Local Database
Novell eDirectory


Authentication Methods

Method On-Prem Cloud Notes
Captive Portal/Web Auth
Device User Agents/LMA Mac, Win, Chrome