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Setting Up Connect Filter for Windows Interfaces

Note: This topic applies to the Hearst Release.

Connect Filter is a web re-director for iOS, Mac OS, and Windows clients and devices. It enables you to enforce your organization's web content filtering policy on devices owned by your organization, wherever they are located.

By installing Connect Filter on devices, users' browsers are forced to send web content requests to Smoothwall proxies. Smoothwall proxies then enforce your organization's web content filtering policy by blocking undesirable and malicious content.

Note: Mac OS and iOS clients and devices, and those Windows devices using the older version of Connect Filter, use Smoothwall's MobileProxy feature to communicate with the Smoothwall — see Starting MobileProxy . The following instructions are for version 3.0 and above of the Connect Filter for Windows service only.

The Guardian > Connect Filter > Interfaces page allows you specify the interfaces the Windows client uses to communicate with the Smoothwall. By default, all configured interfaces (see Working with Interfaces and Roles ) are shown but in a disabled state: