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About the Web Filtering Profiles Page

You are here: Security Services > UTM > Web Filtering Profiles.

Use this page to manage Internet usage by preventing access to inappropriate Web content.

A Web filtering profile defines a set of permissions and actions to take based on Web connections predefined by website categories. In addition, you can create custom URL categories and URL pattern lists during this process.

For an example use case, see Allow or Block Websites by Using J-Web Integrated UTM Web Filtering.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Add a Web filtering profile. See Add a Web Filtering Profile.

  • Edit a Web filtering profile. See Edit a Web Filtering Profile.

  • Clone a Web filtering profile. See Clone a Web Filtering Profile.

  • Delete a Web filtering profile. See Delete Web Filtering Profile.

  • Filter the Web filtering profiles based on select criteria. To do this, select the filter icon at the top right-hand corner of the Web filtering profiles 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 Web filtering profiles table. To do this, click the Show Hide Columns icon in the top right corner of the Web filtering profiles table and select the columns you want to view or deselect the columns you want to hide on the page.

  • View the details of a Web filtering profile—To do this, select the Web filtering profile for which you want to view the details and follow the available options:

    • Click More and select Detailed View.

    • Right-click on the selected Web filtering profile and select Detailed View.

    • Mouse over to the left of the selected Web filtering profile and click Detailed View.

  • Advanced search for Web filtering profiles. 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. An example filter condition is displayed in the search text box when you hover over the Search icon. 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.


      Press Spacebar to add an AND operator or OR operator to the search string. Press backspace to delete a character of the search string.

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

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the Web filtering page.

Table 1: Fields on the Web Filtering Page




Displays the name for the Web filtering profile.

Profile type

Displays the type of profile based on the filtering type selected.

Default action

Displays the default action to be taken for the web filtering profile.


Displays the time interval to wait before the connection to the server is closed.