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Creating URL Categories

Use this page to create URL categories. A URL category is a list of URL patterns grouped under a single title.

To create a URL category:

  1. Select Configuration > Unified Threat Mgmt > URL Categories in Customer Portal.

    The URL Categories page appears.

  2. Click the add icon (+) to create a URL category.

    The Create URL Categories page is displayed.

  3. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.

    Fields marked with * are mandatory.

  4. Click OK.

    A new URL category is created and you are returned to the URL Categories page.

Table 1: Create URL Categories Settings




Enter a unique name for the URL category.

The name must begin with a letter or an underscore (_) and can contain alphanumeric characters and some special characters (_ -). The maximum length is 59 characters.


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

URL Patterns

Select one or more URL patterns in the Available column and click the forward arrow to confirm your selection. The selected URL patterns are displayed in the Selected column.

Alternatively, click Create a New Pattern to create a URL pattern and assign it to the URL category. The Create URL Patterns page appears. For more information, see Creating URL Patterns


You must select at least one URL pattern.