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About the URL Categories Page

To access this page, select Configuration > Unified Threat Mgmt > URL Categories in Customer Portal.

Use this page to view, create, edit, clone, and delete URL categories. A URL category is a list of URL patterns grouped under a single title.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Create a URL category—See Creating URL Categories.

  • Edit, clone, or delete a URL category—See Editing, Cloning, and Deleting URL Categories.

  • Clear the selected URL categories—Click Clear All Selections to clear any URL categories that you might have selected.

  • View the details of a URL category—Select the URL category for which you want to view the details and from the More or right-click menu, select Detailed View. The URL Category Details page appears, displaying the details of the selected URL category; see Table 1 for an explanation of the fields.

  • Search for URL categories by using keywords—Click the search icon, enter the search term in the text box, and press Enter. The search results are displayed on the same page.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the URL Categories page.

Table 1: URL Categories Page Fields




Name of the URL category.

URL Patterns

List of URL patterns in the URL category.

Definition Type

Indicates the type of URL category:

  • Predefined—URL categories that are loaded by default.

  • Custom—URL categories that are created by the user.


Description of the URL category.