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Exceptions to Web Protection Policies > Managing exceptions > If multiple exceptions could apply, which takes precedence?
If multiple exceptions could apply, which takes precedence?
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By default, Super Administrator exceptions take precedence over exceptions created by delegated administrators. So if a Super Administrator exception blocks a URL, and a delegated administrator exception permits the same URL, the request is blocked.
If, however, the Super Administrator configures an exception to allow delegated administrator overrides (see Overriding an exception), then the delegated administrator exception takes precedence. So if a Super Administrator exception blocks a URL, and a delegated administrator exception permits the same URL, the request is permitted.
If multiple equivalent exceptions could apply to a request (for example, if multiple Super Administrator exceptions include the same URL):
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After creating an exception, use the Test Filtering tool (see Test Filtering) to verify that client requests are filtered as expected.

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