Allow Password Access to Certain Sites

Advanced URL Filtering

Allow Password Access to Certain Sites

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Allow Password Access to Certain Sites

Set up password access to websites in blocked categories for special individuals.
Where can I use this?
What do I need?
  • Prisma Access
  • PAN-OS
  • Advanced URL Filtering license (or a legacy URL filtering license)
  • Legacy URL filtering licenses are discontinued, but active legacy licenses are still supported.
  • Prisma Access licenses usually include Advanced URL Filtering capabilities.
In some cases, it may be necessary to require password access to websites in certain categories. For example, your company may block URL categories that threaten the safety and wellbeing of employees. However, certain employees may need access to these categories for research or other legitimate purposes. To balance safety and business needs, implementing URL admin overrides can be an effective solution.
To create a URL admin override, set the action for a category to
. Then, create a password that users must enter to access sites in this category. When users attempt to access a website in a category that you have overridden, a Continue and Override response page appears. This page notifies users that a website is blocked and prompts them to enter a password to continue to the site.

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