Exceptions

On the FTP > Exceptions tab you can define whitelist hosts/networks that should be excluded from selectable security options offered by the FTP proxy.

To create an exception, proceed as follows:

  1. On the Exceptions tab, click New Exception List.

    The Add Exception List dialog box opens.

  2. Make the following settings:

    Name: Enter a descriptive name for this exception.

    Skip these checks: Select the security checks that should be skipped:

    • Antivirus checking: Select to disable virus scanning, which checks traffic for unwanted content such as viruses, trojan horses, and the like.
    • Extension blocking: Select to disable the file extension filter, which can be used to block file transfers based on file extensions.
    • Allowed servers: Select to disable checks for allowed servers which can be set on the Advanced tab. If selected, the selected client hosts/networks will have access to any FTP server, whereas the selected server hosts/networks will be allowed for any client.

    For these client hosts/networks: When selecting this option, the Client Hosts/Networks box opens. Select the client hosts/networks that should be exempt from the security checks of this exception rule.

    OR for these server hosts/networks: When selecting this option, the Server Hosts/Networks box opens. Select the server hosts/networks that should be exempt from the security checks of this exception rule.

    Comment (optional): Add a description or other information.

  3. Click Save.

    The new exception appears on the Exceptions list.

To either edit or delete an exception, click the corresponding buttons.

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