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What is the WING URL Based Filtering or Web Filtering Feature

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TitleWhat is the WING URL Based Filtering or Web Filtering Feature
Question
What is the WING URL Based Filtering or Web Filtering Feature
Environment
  • WiNG
  • WiNG 5
  • Feature Support 
  • URL based filtering
  • Web Filtering 
  • WING controller 
Answer
Web Filtering
Overview
 
  • WiNG 5.7 now supports URL based filtering or Web Filtering.
  • It will filter access to the Internet and block inappropriate or malicious sites
  • The URL filtering engine is provided by Cyren, a provider of web security solutions.
  • A database of websites is maintained which are classified into various categories.
  • Provides classification of 140 million most relevant sites which is updated frequently
  • The Web Filtering is supported only on the controller based deployments
  • Web filtering is supported on all APs and Controllers, except the low memory APs (AP6511, AP6521, AP621) and the NX45XX and NX65XX controllers.
Detailed information can be found here: 
https://extremenetworks2com.sharepoint.com/sites/kcs/_layouts/15/guestaccess.aspx?docid=17e3357b80b2443c1a3cad3336c32c899&authkey=AbWL6S5Rfv88z0UlMZu4m4w

 
Additional notes
This feature is referred to as URL based filtering or Web Filtering Feature in WiNG 

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