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Managing Authentication Exceptions

Note: This topic applies to the Leeds Release.

You can configure Guardian to allow access to content without requiring authentication. For example, automatic Windows updates can be accessed without user authentication.

Tip: Visit our knowledge base to read more about applications known not to support authenticated proxies and how to put an authentication exception in place for them.

To create an exception:

1. Go to the Web proxy > Authentication > Exceptions page.

2. Select the categories or category groups to be added to the authentication exception list.
3. Click Add.
4. Click Save to create the exception.