Global Proxy

By configuring a global proxy using a web filter, such as the Lightspeed Systems Rocket, you can ensure that content is filtered for users whenever or wherever they are.

Note: This policy only works on supervised devices.

To view, edit, or delete a global HTTP proxy policies:

  • 1. To view, edit, or delete global proxy policies for the entire organization, navigate to the dashboard home page. To view, edit, or delete global proxy policies for a group or sub group, navigate to that group or sub group.
  • 2. Click Policies.
  • 3. Click Global Proxy. The following will be displayed:

Configurable global HTTP proxy parameters:

Field Description Proxy Type OS Supported
Type From the dropdown list select the type of global proxy, which can be Auto or Manual Auto, Manual iOS6+ (supervised)
Validate Proxy  The Validate Proxy switch provides the option to bypass PAC File validation. Manual iOS6+ (supervised)
Server Enter the IP address of the proxy server. For the Rocket enter the FQDN that is accessible internally and externally. In addition, you should install the SSL certificate from the Rocket appliance since some SSL sites will not work if the certificate is not installed as a trusted root authority
Note: See the Configuring Server Roles Rocket manual page for information about configuring a Rocket appliance as a proxy server.
Manual iOS6+ (supervised)
Port Enter the port number for the proxy server Manual iOS6+ (supervised)
User name Enter the user name to authenticate the proxy server Manual iOS6+ (supervised)
Password Enter the password to authenticate the proxy server Manual iOS6+ (supervised)
PAC File URL Enter the URL for the Proxy Automatic Configuration (PAC) file that will automatically select the proxy server Auto iOS6+ (supervised)
Bypass proxy if PAC unreachable. Check (select) this option to let devices bypass the proxy if the PAC file is unreachable Auto iOS7+ (supervised)
Bypass proxy for captive login. Check (select) this option to let devices bypass the proxy for captive logins Auto, Manual iOS7+ (supervised)