GFI WebMonitor

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  1. Securing my webserver

    It would be very beneficial to either deploy Webmonitor or Vipre in some shape or form to protect my webserver. We have had some questions in the past year to secury up and downloads from a server published THROUGH TMG/ISA. Webmon only checks the download from the untrust to trust and not the other way around, while this might be wanted.
    If GFI is willing to make this, you are one of the two, so there is potential here.

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  2. GFI WebMonitor

    Pls. add the following features in WebMonitor:

    1. reverse proxy
    2. automatic checking for conflicted policies
    3. custom categories
    4. Granular control on IM and web application like QQ, MSN, Facebook, YouTube, etc. But not only allow or block.
    5. Web-based DLP
    6. Outbound Scanning (bot and spyware/keylogger phone home traffic)
    7. Stream media splitting and caching
    8. Optional support proprietary database
    9. bandwidth control - by user, IP, and/or applications/protocols
    10. custom dashboard for various users/administrators

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  3. Block personal Gmail & IM, but allow Google business apps

    Google supports http header X-GoogApps-Allowed-Domains to allow only access to google services for business accounts but not for personal accounts.

    http://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1668854

    Please support this so we can block personal google IM and mail but not allowed business mail, IM and hangouts.

    Also if it possible track IM conversations to determine if sender is a business related account or not.

    2 votes
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  4. Show hostnames instead of IP address

    In case of unauthenticated connections the reports show the IP address. It would be nice to have the possibility to show the resolved hostname instead (or both)

    In many cases the computer naming convention helps the administrators to easily identify the computer. It is easier to read JOHN-DOE-PC than 10.10.5.110

    5 votes
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  5. iOS / Android / Windows 8 - WebMonitor App

    The Product Management team is currently asking for feedback from the GFI WebMonitor community about whether demand exists for an extension of WebMonitor to mobile devices such as tablets and SmartPhones. This is not for control of the WebMonitor interface and reporting, this is for the actual web filtering / web security capabilities.

    Up vote this idea if you would like to see development of Apps for mobile devices and comment with your thoughts and other feedback based on your experience and the demand you see for this feature.

    David Attard
    Product Manager - GFI WebMonitor

    5 votes
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  6. QoS in webmonitor

    It would be nice to have an extra feature in Webmonitor. In this extra feature you are allowed to set the % bandwidth or the speed (Kb/s) per category/website/item. If a percentage is set, this is always respective to the current total download/upload speed.

    3 votes
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  7. AD display names instead of usernames in reports/dashboard

    AD display names instead of usernames in reports/dashboard

    3 votes
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  8. Changes to Reporting

    A lot of customers want to know what websites their users are going to, for how long, and want to also see what they are doing within those sites (IE facebook, chats, etc). They also want to know when they are going to the sites, how many times (date listed). Most are coming from a world where different web products show all of this information, easily. The way the logging reads for a sys admin is fine, however to the owner of a company it reads poorly and doesn't show them what they really need to know. It would be…

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  9. Acceptable terms and conditions login page befor allowing web

    1st time users of webmonitor could be prompter to read and accept terms and conditions set by the company before allowing access. If they decline access is blocked

    3 votes
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  10. Checkboxes are confusing...

    Maybe it is just me, but the checkboxes in webmon are either 'empty' or fully filled and not with a cross. This looks confusing to the users I've show it so far. I've come accross software that is eitehr putting it empty, crossed or filled and the latter is 'same as parent' or 'greyed out'. In this case it isn't, it's a yes or no. Maybe a cross is better (the world isn't ready yet :p)

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    Hi there,

    With our ideology to change the world, we thought about starting with the checkbox. We do understand that the world needs a proper introduction to the replacement of the familiar cross in the checkbox. For now we will keep the filled box, even though it looks confusing.
    - Open is not checked
    - Filled is checked

    Thank you for your interest in our products and services.

    With kind regards,
    GFI Software

  11. WEBGrade Miscategorisation

    It would be nice to have the Categories in different Languages for WEBGRADE!

    as well as the Miscateogrisation report, could this be adjusted, language wise, too?

    At the moment, the report miscategorisation link is only available in english. You will
    need to submit this as a feature request to have this page made available with
    translations into other languages.

    Kind regards,

    Ewan

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  12. Support for ICAP.

    Feature request submitted by georgek@magg.com.tw to WMON beta mailing list:

    -----Original Message-----
    From: webmonbeta@lists.gfi.com [mailto:webmonbeta@lists.gfi.com] On Behalf Of ???
    Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 1:17 AM
    To: Webmon Beta
    Subject: RE: Announcing availability of GFI WebMonitor 2009 Standalone Proxy Version, Beta 1, Build 20090929.

    Please do consider to support ICAP and WCCP?br> Support ICAP that we can extend market to BlueCoat and WCCP to Cisco.

    I know standalone version act as proxy server. We can use forward proxy function to integrate with BlueCoat. But I don’t think put this behind or after BlueCoat is a good idea since…

    2 votes
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  13. Admin credential

    already i put email address user name and password

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  14. collection you data runs forever

    make a progress bar

    1 vote
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  15. Share same configuration among multiple Servers NLB

    We wanted to use multiple GFI Web Monitor Servers because we have lots of users. Not providing any load balancing solution within GFI, we used the NLB functionality built into Windows Server 2012 R2. But every time we want to adjust somthing in the configuration, we have to do this on all Servers. It would be great if we could move the configuration to a SMB share where all Servers can read it from.

    Thank you

    2 votes
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  16. Support for WCCP.

    Feature request submitted by georgek@magg.com.tw to WMON beta mailing list:

    -----Original Message-----
    From: webmonbeta@lists.gfi.com [mailto:webmonbeta@lists.gfi.com] On Behalf Of ???
    Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 1:17 AM
    To: Webmon Beta
    Subject: RE: Announcing availability of GFI WebMonitor 2009 Standalone Proxy Version, Beta 1, Build 20090929.

    Please do consider to support ICAP and WCCP?br> Support ICAP that we can extend market to BlueCoat and WCCP to Cisco.

    I know standalone version act as proxy server. We can use forward proxy function to integrate with BlueCoat. But I don’t think put this behind or after BlueCoat is a good idea since…

    2 votes
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  17. Bring back Full URL in dashboard and reports

    This suggestion was provided over a year ago and appears to have been implemented in the previous release. The current manual even shows this option. However, the current release does not have this option available. It would be very useful to be able to view the full URL on certain user's activities.

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  18. IT-Techniker

    Check "Überprüfung der Exchange-Speichergröße" fails because of exceeded limit and I change the limit to fit again the check ist cleared in the check details and the server list (the both windows on the right side), but the customer tree on the left side is still red until the check is run again. This should be syncron either way (everything red or everything clear).

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  19. Internationalized domain name

    Internationalized domain name support.

    Example, if you try whitelist www.metsälehti.fi it does not work as expected. (now you need whitelist address www.xn--metslehti-y2a.fi to make it effective)

    2 votes
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  20. GFI WebMonitor Standalone Proxy Version: Load Balancing.

    Feature request submitted by georgek@magg.com.tw to WMON beta mailing list:

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    From: webmonbeta@lists.gfi.com [mailto:webmonbeta@lists.gfi.com] On Behalf Of ???
    Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 1:19 AM
    To: Webmon Beta
    Subject: RE: Announcing availability of GFI WebMonitor 2009 Standalone Proxy Version, Beta 1, Build 20090929.

    Can it support load balance?

    George

    2 votes
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