Creating a Group and Configuring the Filtering Policy
This guide will walk you through creating a new Lenovo NetFilter Group and customizing the Group's filtering policy by choosing a Categories Template, or creating a customized template. We'll also cover how to configure the Allow and Deny lists to further refine the policy.
Create a new NetFilter Group
Log into Lenovo NetFilter as a a site administrator.
From the left navigation menu, select Policies.
Select Create Group.
Enter a name in the Group Name field. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Optional: In the Description field, enter a description of the group.
Optional: Select a group icon by selecting Default in the drop-down list and selecting a different option. Example: Car.
Select Save to create the Group.
Configure the Filtering Policy via Categories and Lists
- Select the Group's name or icon to view the Group details.
- Select the Categories tab.
- Select the Custom dropdown list to choose from one of the following templates: Strict, Custom, Moderate, Relaxed, Secure or None.
- Note: Select Custom to create your own customized policy. Then as an example, you can select or unselect Categories (e.g. Web Content > Information > Social Networking). Categories that are checked are "on" and being denied.
- Once you are finished, select the Submit button.
- Note: You can further refine the policy by adding entries to the Allow and/or Deny Lists. These entries override the Categories settings.
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