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    Creating URL Patterns

    Use the Create URL Patterns page to create custom URL patterns. A URL pattern is a list of URLs organized into a group. You can later assign this list to a URL category.

    Before You Begin

    • Read the UTM Overview topic.
    • Decide what kind of filtering you want for the UTM policy: Web filtering, antispam, antivirus, or content filtering.

    Configuring URL Patterns Settings

    To create URL patterns:

    1. Select Configure > UTM Policy > URL Patterns.
    2. Click the + icon to create a new custom URL pattern list.
    3. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
    4. Click Finish. A new custom URL pattern list is created.

    Table 1: URL Pattern Settings



    General Information


    Enter a unique name for the URL category that is a string of alphanumeric characters, colons, periods, dashes, and underscores. No spaces are allowed and the maximum length is 29 characters.


    Enter a description for the URL pattern list; maximum length is 255 characters.

    Add URLs

    Enter URLs in the Add URLs box, and click Add. Separate multiple URLs with commas. The URL List field supports the *, ., [, ], and ? wildcard characters. Precede all wildcard characters with http://. You can only use * at the beginning of a URL followed by a period, and you can only use ? at the end of a URL.

    Modified: 2016-06-14