Checking if a URL is allowed or blocked

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  1. In the Smoothwall User Portal, click POLICY TESTER.
  2. Enter the URL to be accessed.
  3. Optionally, enter the name of the user Who requests the URL.
  4. Optionally, select the location Where the URL is requested.
  5. Optionally, select at When the URL is requested.
  6. To run the test, click Test. The User Portal displays whether the URL is allowed or blocked for the option(s) you've specified.

Tip: If you can't see all the Description, place your mouse cursor over the cell in the table to see a pop-up of the full description.

Follow-up tasks

To request that the URL is blocked or unblocked:

  1. Next to the result of your test, click Request block or Request unblock.
  2. Enter any Supporting information and click Send request.