Targeted Threat Protection: Managed URLs

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This guide describes how you can use Targeted Threat Protection - URL Protect's managed URL functionality to add a domain or URL to a block or allow list.

 

Applies To...

 

  • Administrators responsible for monitoring messages containing URLs that have been held by a URL Protection definition.

 

Walkthrough

 

A managed URL is a domain or URL you want to apply a block or allow action to. This action overrides the real time action decided upon when a link is clicked. 

 

Managed URLsListing Managed URLs

 

To list your managed URLs:

  1. Log in to the Administration Console.
  2. Click on the Administration toolbar button. A menu drop down is displayed.
  3. Click on the Services | URL Protection menu item.
  4. Click on the URL Tools button.
  5. Click on the Managed URLs menu item. A list of managed URLs is displayed.

    Managed URL list

 

Adding Managed URLs / Domains

 

With your managed URLs listed (see the "Listing Managed URLs" section above), you can add one or more URLs and / or domains to the list:

  1. Click on the Add New Managed URL button to add a new URL or domain.
    Add Managed URL Button
  2. Complete the dialog as follows: 

    Field / OptionDescription
    Override TypeThis specifies the type of override to be applied to the URLs or domains. The options are:
    • Blocked: The override blocks access to the URLs and / or domains.
    • Permitted: The override allows access to the URLs and / or domains.
    Disable Rewriting For This Entry

    If selected, the specified URLs or domains aren't rewritten. If unselected, URLs are rewritten regardless of the domain or URL type.

    This option is only available if the "Override Type" option is set to "Permitted".
    Disable User AwarenessIf user awareness is enabled, this option disables it for the specified URLs and / or domains. As a result they are not checked for threats.
    This option is unavailable if the "Disable Rewriting For This Entry" option is selected.
    Match TypeThis specifies the type of domain match. The options are:
    • Domain: Allows or blocks URLs from a single domain.
    • Explicit: Allows or blocks specific URLs.

    URLs

    Specify the URLs and / or domains to be added to the managed URLs list.
    The use of wildcard characters is not recommended, as it can cause a significant security risk.
    CommentsEnter a comment about the Managed URL record. This is recorded in the audit log.
  3. Select Save and Exit to add the Managed URL(s) to your service.

 

Changing Managed URLs / Domains

 

With your managed URLs listed (see the "Listing Managed URLs" section above), you can change a managed URL record from the list:

  1. Right click on the Managed URL record.
  2. Click on the Edit URL menu item. The managed URL record is displayed.
  3. Change the record as required (see the "Adding Managed URLs / Domains" section above).

    The fields displayed depends on whether the managed URL record has the Override Type set to "Blocked" or "Permitted". The Override Type cannot be changed.

  4. Click on the Save and Exit button.

 

Removing Managed URLs / Domains 

 

With your managed URLs listed (see the "Listing Managed URLs" section above), you can remove a managed URL record from the list:

  1. Right click on the Managed URL record.
  2. Click on the Remove URL menu item.

 

Searching the Managed URL list

 

Managed URL searchWith your managed URLs listed (see the "Listing Managed URLs" section above), you can search for existing managed URLs or domains:

  1. In the Search field enter the URL or domain.
    The entire domain or URL must be specified with no wildcard characters. Failure to do so will return no results.
  2. Select the type of managed URL to search for by clicking either:
    • Domain or Comments
    • Only Domain. This is the default option.
    • URL
  3. Click on the Search icon icon. The results are displayed in the Managed URL list.

 

See Also

 

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