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Content Filter Logs Page

This page gives you the possibility to see which pages have been blocked by the HTTP content filter. The content filter is inactive after first installation of EFW, and may be activated (and deactivated) through a specific administration page (Proxy > HTTP -Proxy) and may be configured in the Proxy > HTTP > Content Filter section.


Due to the large amount of information that has to be processed, the Content Filter page can take an appreciable time to appear after its initial selection or an Update.

There are several controls on this page in addition to the common controls described at the beginning of this Section:

Source IP

This dropdown box allows you selectively look at web proxy activity related to individual IP addresses on the local network, or the activity related to ALL machines that have used the proxy.

Ignore filter

The box allows you type in a regular expressions text string to define which file types should be omitted from the web proxy logs. The default string hides image files (.gif, .jpeg, .png & .png), stylesheet files (.css) and JavaScript files (.js).

Enable ignore filter

Tick this on to enable the Ignore filter: or tick it off to disable it.

Restore defaults

This button allows you to return the above controls and filters to their defaults.

For this page, the Logs information appearing in the Log: section of the window consists of: