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Editing a protocol filter
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Use the Policy Management > Filters > Edit Protocol Filter page to make changes to existing protocol 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 protocol 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 protocols and the actions currently applied to each.
To change the way that protocols are filtered and logged:
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Select a protocol in the Protocols list. Advanced actions for the selected protocol appear to the right of the list.
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Use the Permit and Block buttons at the bottom of the Protocols list to change the action applied to the selected protocol.
 
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To apply the same action to the other protocols in the selected protocol group, click Apply to Group.
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To impose bandwidth limits on the use of this protocol, click Block with Bandwidth Optimizer, and then supply the bandwidth thresholds to use. See Using Bandwidth Optimizer to manage bandwidth for more information.
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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 protocol filter, add it to a policy and apply the policy to clients (see Web Protection Policies).
 
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