Can the ProxySG appliance block the Hola VPN application?

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In a transparent deployment, the ProxySG appliance can block users from using the Hola VPN application. With transparent deployment, the ProxySG appliance can block the Hola VPN domain, and it classifies the application as Proxy Avoidance.

In an explicit deployment, the ProxySG appliance can prevent users from downloading the Hola VPN application. The ProxySG appliance can block the Hola VPN domain to prevent users who do not have the application from downloading it. If users download the application before the Hola VPN domain is blocked and the deployment is explicit, then the ProxySG appliance cannot block users from using the Hola VPN application.