Managing a single upstream proxy or multiple ones


  1. On the WEB PROXY menu, under the Upstream proxy submenu, click Manage policies.
  2. Under the Global options section, from the Default upstream proxy list, select the default proxy used when upstream proxies aren't available, not configured or not allowed by policies.
    • If you want to allow direct connections to origin servers, select the Allow direct connections option.
    • If you want to send the originating IP addresses of client requests upstream, select the Leak client IP with X-forwarded-For header option.
  3. If you want to only configure a single upstream proxy click Save, otherwise, to configure multiple proxies to load balance, click Advanced ».
  4. Under the Load balancing section, from the Load balancing method list, choose the method that you want.
  5. Under the Manage upstream proxy policy section, from the Upstream proxy list, select the proxy for which you're configuring the policy.
  6. From the Source filter list, select the source filter used to determine the upstream proxy policy to apply, based on the source IP(s), subnet(s) or IP range(s).
  7. From the Destination filter list, select the destination filter used to determine the upstream proxy policy to apply, based on the destination domain(s), IP(s) or destination URL regular expressions.
  8. Choose if you want to Allow or Deny access to upstream proxies based on network location, enter a descriptive Comment and make sure that the Enabled option is selected, otherwise, clear it and click Save.

Follow-up task

  • To add more upstream proxies, repeat the process by selecting another proxy from under the Manage upstream proxy policy section.