What is the difference between URL in local categories and local policies?

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Article ID: 167310

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Issue/Introduction

The URLs and domains created in local categories are treated similarly to the one created in the BCWF database. It works like a regex. The URLs and domains created in local policy are treated more like a simple match or path match.

For example: If www.test.com/path is added in local categories, everything after www.test.com/path will match this specific policy. In contrast, if it was created in local policy then www.test.com/path? will fail to match this rule.

Managing the URL list through the local categories database is the most ideal way to manage logs list of custom URLs and domains.