Prompted for credentials or being blocked when accessing an internal site
- Article Number: 000001457
- Products: Forcepoint V10000 Appliance, Forcepoint V20000 Appliance, Forcepoint V5000 Appliance, Forcepoint Virtual Appliance, Forcepoint Web Security, Forcepoint X Series Appliance, TRITON AP-WEB, Web Security Gateway, Web Security and Web Filter
- Version: 8.5, 8.4, 8.3, 8.2, 8.1, 8.0, 7.8, 7.7, 7.6, 7.5, 7.3, 7.2, 7.1, 7.0
- Last Published Date: June 19, 2020
When proxying through Content Gateway and accessing internal sites, client machines are prompted for credentials or the internal site is blocked. To keep the internal site from being filtered, you need to bypass the prompt for credentials.
There are three methods to bypass an internal site depending on the deployment.
Add the internal site to the browser as an exception to not go through the proxy.
Once configured and confirmed to successfully work, this setting will need to be sent via GPO to all users in the environment. For instructions, see Microsoft’s website How to configure Group Policy Preference settings for Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2