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GFI Webmonitor

GFI Webmonitor

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GFI WebMonitor
IntroductionWhat is GFI WebMonitor for ISA Server?
GFI WebMonitor is a lightweight monitoring tool, designed as a plug-in forMicrosoft ISA Server. It allows you to monitor the sites users are browsing andthe files they are downloading – in REAL-TIME. It also allows you to block webconnections in progress as well as to scan traffic (i.e., downloaded objects)for viruses, Trojans and spyware.
• Monitors web and FTP browsing in real-time.• Allows administrators to block web access or downloads in progress.• Active Connection view shows all current web connections.• URL History view shows all visited websites.• User History view shows all sites visited by each user.• All views show the number of bytes transferred (sent/received).• Native integration with ISA Server as a web filter.
• Web-based interface allows viewing from anywhere in the network.• Supports Microsoft ISA Server 2000/2004 (both Standard and EnterpriseEditions).• Easy installation, minimal configuration required.• Does not duplicate functionality already present in MS ISA Server.• Site Rating - Proactive assisted real-time content filtering – GFI WebMonitorchecks URLs for adult content through the Yahoo! SafeSearch
categorization engine. Yahoo! SafeSearch
is an online database whichclassifies and categorizes various sites onthe Internet. GFI WebMonitor queries this database to detect sites with adultcontent.• Web Traffic Scanning - Scanning downloaded content via HTTP and FTP forviruses using one or more virus scanning engines.• Real filetype signature check - GFI WebMonitor performs real filetypesignature checks on all HTTP/FTP files being downloaded.• Automatic anti-virus definition updates - GFI WebMonitor periodicallychecks and downloads new anti-virus definitions for its virus scanningengine(s).• Email Notifications – On the occurrence of important events, GFIWebMonitor will send out administrative alerts via email notifications to atarget recipient.
The benefits of a web-based content filter
 The benefits of using a web-based content filter include:• Automatically updated and maintained URL block list.• No local updates required - This reduces administrative loads by eliminatingbothersome list updating procedures and research.• Adult sites are notoriously known for being accompanied by unwantedspyware/Trojan installations. Through an automatically managed adult sitelist you reduce the chances of your users opening holes in your networkthrough the installation of unwanted software and ActiveX controls whichfrequently accompany visited adult sites.• Less bandwidth is consumed on non-work related browsing.• Less demand for local storage space - Less physical storage space isrequired locally to host a detailed and up-to-date content filter databasewhich is continuously increasing in size.
Web Traffic Scanning
GFI WebMonitor can optionally perform Web Traffic Scanning. During Web Traffic Scanning, downloaded objects are checked for viruses, spyware and Trojans using the supported virus scanning engines.
Installing GFI WebMonitor
GFI WebMonitor system requirements
• Microsoft Windows 2000 (SP 3) or 2003 Server.• Microsoft ISA Server 2000 (not in firewall only mode) OR Microsoft ISAServer 2004 (Standard or Enterprise).• Microsoft Internet Explorer to access GFI WebMonitor.• 20 MB free hard disk space.
Installing GFI WebMonitor
Before you install GFI WebMonitor for ISA Server, make sure:• You are logged on as an administrator (or any account havingadministrative privileges) on the domain or computer where GFI WebMonitoris being installed.• You have Windows 2000/2003 Server and Microsoft ISA Server 2000/2004installed and running.• You close any other Windows application that is running on the computeron which GFI WebMonitor is to be installed.• You do not have GFI DownloadSecurity installed on the same machine onwhich you will be running GFI WebMonitor.

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