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How to allow or deny Whatsapp on the web


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ProxySG Software - SGOS


You want to allow or deny



If you access, the certificate presented in the browser shows that it is issued to

issued to whatsapp

Allow or deny the site in policy.

In explicit proxy: 
  1. In the Visual Policy Manager (VPM), select Web Access Layer > Source (Any) > Destination ("") > Action (set to Allow or Deny).
  2. Install the policy.
In transparent proxy:
  1. Make sure SSL interception is enabled in policy and that the service for port 443 is enabled. 
  2. In the VPM, select Access Layer > Source (Any) Destination (select New > Server certificate-hostname "")  > Action (set to Allow or Deny).
  3. Install the policy.