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WiNG Web Filtering Feature - Will a Web Filter License operate on AP7522 VC-Virtual Controller

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TitleWiNG Web Filtering Feature - Will a Web Filter License operate on AP7522 VC-Virtual Controller
Question
WiNG Web Filtering Feature  - Will a Web Filter License operate on AP7522 VC-Virtual Controller?
Environment
  • WiNG 
  • Web Filtering Feature
  • Wireless Controller
  • WING 5
  • WING 5.7.1
  • Web Filter 
  • Feature
Answer
The WiNG web filtering feature / license is NOT supported on WING AP's operating in VC-Virtual Controller Mode:

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.
Additional notes
Please review latest WING Release notes for any changes in supported features 
http://documentation.extremenetworks.com/release_notes/wing/WiNG_v5_7_1_Release_Notes.pdf

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