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About the Custom Objects Page

 

You are here: Configure > Security Services > UTM > Custom Objects.

Use the Custom Objects page to define your own objects for URL filtering, antivirus filtering, and content filtering.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Add a MIME pattern list. See Add a MIME Pattern List.

  • Add a file extension list. See Add a File Extension List.

  • Add a protocol command list. See Add a Protocol Command List.

  • Add an URL pattern list. See Add a URL Pattern List.

  • Add an URL category list. See Add a URL Category List.

  • Add a custom message list. See Add a Custom Message List.

  • Edit custom objects. See Edit Custom Objects.

  • Delete custom objects. See Delete Custom Objects.

  • Clone custom objects. See Clone Custom Objects

  • View the details of custom objects—To do this, select the custom object for which you want to view the details and follow the available options:

    • Click More and select Detailed View.

    • Right-click on the selected custom object and select Detailed View.

    • Mouse over to the left of the selected custom object and click Detailed View.

  • Filter the custom objects based on select criteria. To do this, select the filter icon at the top right-hand corner of the custom objects table. The columns in the grid change to accept filter options. Type the filter options; the table displays only the data that fits the filtering criteria.

  • Show or hide columns in the custom objects table. To do this, click the Show Hide Columns icon in the top right corner of the custom objects table and select the options you want to view or deselect the options you want to hide on the page.

  • Advance search for custom objects. To do this, use the search text box present above the table grid. The search includes the logical operators as part of the filter string. In the search text box, when you hover over the icon, it displays an example filter condition. When you start entering the search string, the icon indicates whether the filter string is valid or not.

    For an advanced search:

    1. Enter the search string in the text box.

      Based on your input, a list of items from the filter context menu appears.

    2. Select a value from the list and then select a valid operator based on which you want to perform the advanced search operation.Note

      Press Spacebar to add an AND operator or OR operator to the search string. Press backspace at any point of time while entering a search criteria, only one character is deleted.

    3. Press Enter to display the search results in the grid.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the Custom Objects page.

Table 1: Fields on the Custom Objects Page

Field

Description

MIME Pattern List

Name

Displays the user-defined name or a predefined MIME pattern name.

Value

Displays the user-defined value or a predefined MIME pattern value.

Filename Extension List

Name

Displays the user-defined name or a predefined file extension name.

Value

Displays the user-defined value or a predefined file extension value.

Protocol Command List

Name

Displays only the user-defined protocol command names.

Value

Displays only the user-defined protocol command values.

URL Pattern List

Name

Displays only the user-defined URL pattern names.

Value

Displays only the user-defined URL pattern values.

URL Category List

Name

Displays only the predefined URL categories.

Value

Displays only the predefined URL categories from the SurfControl server. You can also configure URLs. The URLs configured in the URL pattern list are displayed here.

Custom Message List

The Custom Message List displays the custom messages that you have created. It also displays the type of action taken when you create block message or URL, or quarantine message or URL for each category.

Name

Displays the name of the custom message that you have created.

Type

Displays the type of custom message. The options are Redirect-URL or User Message.

Content

Displays the content of the custom message. It is either a user message or a URL to which you will be redirected.

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