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Editing a category filter
Administrator Help | Forcepoint Web Security and Forcepoint URL Filtering | v8.5.x
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Use the Policy Management > Filters > Edit Category Filter page to make changes to existing category filters.
 
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The filter name and description appear at the top of the page.
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Click Rename to change the filter name.
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Simply type in the Description field to change the filter description.
The number next to Policies using this filter shows how many policies currently use the selected filter. If the category filter is active, click View Policies for a list of policies that enforce the filter.
The bottom portion of the page shows a list of categories and the actions currently applied to each.
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Select an entry in the Categories list to view category information or to change the action associated with the selected category.
Categories with "(Restricted)" next to the name were created using the Management API. See the Management API Guide for details.
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Delegated administrators cannot change the action assigned to categories that have been locked by a Super Administrator.
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This option is disabled when you select a category created by the Management API.
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If you have chosen to block file types, select one or more file types to block.
To apply the selected file type settings to all permitted categories in the filter, click Apply to All Categories.
 
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If you have chosen to block based on bandwidth, specify which threshold limits to use.
To apply the selected bandwidth settings to all permitted categories in the filter, click Apply to All Categories.
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To specify whether access to sites in the category should be allowed when a user is off-site, mark or clear Permit when user is off-site. This option is available only to Web Hybrid Module customers.
If the selected category is permitted, Permit when user is off-site is selected by default and disabled. If the selected category is blocked, the option is enabled.
 
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For additional details, see Actions.
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After editing the filter, click OK to cache your changes and return to the Filters page. Changes are not implemented until you click Save and Deploy.
To activate a new category filter, add it to a policy and assign the policy to clients. See Web Protection Policies.

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