Difference between the Web Request Layer and Web Access Layer in VPM

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Article ID: 170268

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Products

Advanced Secure Gateway Software - ASG ProxySG Software - SGOS

Issue/Introduction

You are setting up policy rules through the Visual Policy Manager (VPM) on the ProxySG.

Both the Web Request Layer and Web Access Layer have ways to control network access.

You want to know the difference between the Web Request Layer and the Web Access Layer.

Resolution

The Web Access Layer controls who has access, authenticated user, groups, etc

The Web Request Layer controls the outbound request or outbound application operations. It controls access to particular servers and remote resources.