Identifying global proxy clients and devices


  1. Create a web proxy authentication policy for the Global Proxy using NTLM. See the help topic, Creating authentication policies.
  2. Set the Global Proxy devices' internal proxy settings to point to the externally resolvable host name of the Smoothwall that resolves to the external IP address of the Smoothwall, and the port number used for the Global Proxy using NTLM authentication policy. For example: This must be on HTTPS and not HTTP.
  3. Add the external address of the Smoothwall to the devices' internal proxy exception lists. This ensures that the certificate validation requests aren't proxied.


  1. On the WEB PROXY menu, under the Global Proxy submenu, click Settings.
  2. Under the Device identification section, from the Device Identification option:
  3. Click Save changes.

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