How to find the Classification of a URL


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Web Gateway


You want to know what classification to use for a certain URL


You can not effectively block a site unless you choose the correct classification of the URL.


In SWG, there is a tool to find the classification of URL. You can find the URL by navigating to the SWG interface.

1. Administration > Configuration > Modules > Click on "Request changes to Content Filter classification"

2. A new page will open, then enter the URL (ie. and click "send" button.

3. This will result with a list of categories for that site, which you can then use for your policy.



Outside the SWG interface you can query directly the website:

Applies To

SWG 5.x