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Botnet detection identifies local proxy as C&C server

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Article ID: 161409

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Products

Web Gateway

Issue/Introduction

The Botnet detection component of Symantec Web Gateway (SWG) identifies a local proxy as a Botnet Command & Control server. 

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Cause

Adding a Proxy Server to the Servers tab only prevents SWG from listing a Proxy Server as an Active bot.
 

Resolution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add the IP address of the proxy server to the whitelist of SWG appliance.