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How to obtain the ip / domain bypass list from WSS portal in text format?

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Article ID: 203024

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Products

Web Security Service - WSS

Issue/Introduction

It is possible configure ip or domain bypass in the WSS portal for use in PAC File configuration or in the WSS Agent.

However as time passes the list can grow organically and it may be required to get an export / text version of this data to validate the list or any other type of audit / management task.

How can such text file export be setup / maintained easily overtime?

Environment

WSS Agent / Unified Agent / Explicit proxy

Resolution

The WSS bypass list can be maintained on the WSS portal (image 1) where you can add / remove entries.

It is also automatically added to the PAC Management (images 2 and 3) so you can easily export this using the PFMS url and extract the data from the PAC file (image 4 and 5).

Image 1: WSS Bypass list and PAC File management in the portal Connectivity section:

Image 2: PAC File Management view

Image 3: PAC File Management editor view

Image 4: Example download of the PAC file from the PFMS (this could also be done via curl / wget etc)

Image 5: The download pac file contains the WSS Bypass list and can be easily transformed for CSV export or otherwise. 

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