This article documents the procedure of allowing online banking apps through the Smoothwall web filter. In a default setup, the policy created below is already in place. Generally HTTPS inspection is not desired for Online Banking applications and domains.
- Set up a "Do not inspect" policy for Online Banking with these settings, see our help topic, Creating HTTPS inspection policies:
- Who Everyone*
- What Online Banking
- Where Everywhere*
- When Always*
- Action Do not inspect
*You should change these based on your own needs.
- Verify that filtering by the certificate name is enabled for the interface that online banking traffic will use, see our online help topic, Managing authentication policies:
- From the Transparent authentication policies table, locate the relevant policy containing the interface used by online banking traffic and the authentication method used by online banking users.
- Click Edit and ensure Behavior is set to Filter using name from certificate.
- Restart the web proxy.