Web content filter configuration (macOS user policy)

With the Web content filter configuration you define settings for a third-party app for filtering internet content.



Filter name

A custom name for the filter configuration.

Filter ID

The bundle ID of the third-party app.


The server hosting the filtering service (host name, IP address, or URL).


The name of your organization. The value is passed to the filtering service.

User name

The credentials required for connecting to the filtering service.



A certificate for authenticating to the filtering service.

Filter range

The traffic to be filtered by the third-party app:
  • Filter browser traffic: WebKit browser traffic is filtered.
  • Filter socket traffic: Socket traffic is filtered.
  • Filter browser and socket traffic: WebKit and socket traffic is filtered.

Third-party settings

Additional configuration settings, if required by the third-party app.