Enable Web Access Control

Written By Marissa Fegan (Super Administrator)

Updated at November 30th, 2022

Here we walk you through enabling the Web Access Control add-on for VIPRE Endpoint Security Cloud.

Configure Web Access Control

  1. From the Endpoint Security Cloud console, click on Policies and select the appropriate policy from the main window
  2. Choose Web Access Control on the second left-side menu
  3. In the main window, select the radio button next to Enable Web Access Control
    • This feature is for Agent version 12 or higher
  4. Select the level of access control you want to configure:
    • Low: Examples include pornography, violent cartoons, suicide
    • Medium: Examples include everything in Low as well as things like advertisements, dating, gambling, illegal software
    • High: Examples include everything in Low and Medium as well as things like discussion boards, games, hacking, weapons, and more
    • Custom: Selecting Low, Medium, or High before selecting Custom allows you to start with that level as a template
  5. Next to Scheduling, select one of the following:
    • Apply Web Access Control 24x7
      • The access level configured within Web Access Control is in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week
    • Apply Web Access Control only during these hours
      • The access level configured within Web Access Control is in effect only during the hours and days of the week of your choosing
      • You can also add an exception if desired
        • e.g., Monday - Friday 8 am - 6 pm except during the hours of 12 pm - 1:30 pm
  6. Click Save at the top right of the screen

VIPRE Recommends

We recommend enabling DNS Traffic Filtering or Malicious URL Blocking for HTTPS Traffic when using Web Access Control. Refer to Related Articles for details on Web/DNS features.

Congratulations! You have configured Web Access Control.