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Configuring Internet proxy settings for Website Categorization module

This section describes configuration of the Internet proxy for the Website Categorization module, allowing the Website Categorization module component to access the Internet and automatically update the internal website list.

Website Categorization module does not support proxy authentication.

  1. Connect to the ObserveIT Website Categorization module machine.

  2. Open the Start menu and type Run. Enter.

  3. Right-click the Notepad shortcut icon and click Run as administrator.

    If prompted Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?, click Yes. Select FileOpen.

  4. Navigate to the following folder: C:\Program Files\ObserveIT\WebsiteCat\Adapters\NetStar\db\etc\.

  5. In Notepad, change the file type from Text Documents (*.txt) to All Files (*.*).

  6. Locate the gcf1.conf file, click it, and click Open.

  7. In the # Proxy Settings section, locate the PROXY_HOST= string. Enter the IP address or the FQDN of the proxy server after the = sign.

  8. Locate the PROXY_PORT= string. Enter the port of the HTTP or HTTPS proxy after the = sign.

  9. From the File menu, select Save.

  10. Close Notepad.
  11. Open the Start menu and typePowerShell..

  12. If prompted Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?, click Yes. Select FileOpen.
  13. Paste the following command into the PowerShell window and press the Enter key:

    Get-Service WebsiteCat.Manager,GCF1Service | Restart-Service -Force
    &"C:\Program Files\ObserveIT\WebsiteCat\WebsiteCat.Manager.exe" -dw
  14. It is safe to close the PowerShell window now. A download window may appear. Do not close the new window until the operation is complete.

Related Topics:

Installing the Website Categorization Module

Custom Installation Steps

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