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Installing Connect Filter for iOS

Note: This topic applies to the HTTP1.1 Release.

To install Connect Filter, do the following:

1. In a text editor, enter the following:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "">
<plist version="1.0">
<key>host</key> <string>Smoothwall_IP</string>
<key>key</key> <string>pem filename</string>
<key>logOutBackground</key> <true_or_false/>


Smoothwall_IP is your Secure Web Gateway or Unified Threat Management system’s external IP address.
pem filename is the name of the .pem file downloaded; see Generating Client Keys
true_or_false — This setting determines if a persistent authorized tunnel established. This enables users to use the iOS multi-tasking function without being logged out.

When set to true, when a user uses the multi-tasking function, they will be required to re-authenticate when browsing again.

When set to false, the connection is left open, allowing the user to return at a later point and continue browsing without re-authenticating.

2. Save the file as settings.plist and close the file.
3. On the device, go to the App store and download Smoothwall iOS.
4. Connect the device to your PC and start iTunes®.
5. In iTunes, select the device in the left hand menu and, on the Apps screen, in the File Sharing area, locate and select Smoothwall iOS.
6. Click the Add… button, locate the settings.plist file and the MobileProxy client key (.pem) file you want and click Choose. The selected files will be copied to Smoothwall iOS on your iOS device immediately.

7. On the device’s Home screen, locate and start Smoothwall iOS.

The Smoothwall iOS Home screen opens.

8. Click the Settings icon.

9. Optionally, configure the following settings:
Home page — Enter a home page to use on the device
Search engine — Select a search engine. Currently, the possible options are Google™, Yahoo™, and Bing™.
10. Click Done to save the settings.
11. In a browser on the device, go to

You are prompted to enter a username and password before continuing.

12. Enter a valid Smoothwall username and password and click Login.