Your Web Access Policies at a Glance

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Your Web Access Policies at a Glance

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Your Web Access Policies at a Glance

Where Can I Use This?
What Do I Need?
  • NGFW (Cloud Managed)
  • NGFW (PAN-OS & Panorama Managed)
  • Prisma Access (Cloud Management)
  • Prisma Access (Panorama Managed)
Check for any license or role requirements for the products you're using:
Before you begin, talk to your Account Administrator and make sure that you've been assigned the role of Web Security Admin. Once you’re a Web Security Administrator, select
NGFW and
Prisma Access
Web Security
, and
Web Security.
Be sure you've selected one of following Configuration Scopes:
  • GlobalProtect
  • Explicit Proxy
  • Remote Networks
  • One of your
After you've enabled Web Security, go to
NGFW and
Prisma Access
Security Services
Web Security
, and configure
Web Access Policy
to set restrictions for internet access and SaaS applications.
You can also pin Web Security to the sidebar for easy access.
A) Policies
B) Policy Recommendations
C) Policy Name
Shows the name of the policy. Select the policy name in this column to see an advanced view of the policy.
D) Logs
Select the icon to see the policy in the Log Viewer. You can also select
Incidents and Alerts
Log Viewer
to view your logs.
E) State
Shows whether the policy is enabled or disabled.
F) Tags
Shows any tags associated with the policy.
G) Source Location
Shows which locations the policy affects.
H) User
Shows which users the policy affects.
I) Search
Use keywords to look for a policy.
J) Show / Hide columns
Show or hide columns to improve visibility.
K) Delete
Remove a policy.
L) Clone
Duplicate a policy and modify it slightly to create a policy that’s similar to the one you’re duplicating.
M) Enable
Change the state of a policy to enabled.
N) Disable
Change the state of a policy to disabled.
O) Move
Move a policy up or down to change the order of enforcement.
P) Add Policy
Q) Description
Shows the description of the policy.
R) Advanced Settings
Shows additional security settings configured for the policy.
S) URL Categories / Web Applications
Shows URL categories and Web Applications you’ve blocked or allowed. Hover your cursor over an allowed URL Category or Web Application to see additional information.
T) Custom Web Access Policies
Shows custom web access policies you’ve created.
U) Default Web Access Policies
Shows the web access policies available by default.
  • Global Web Access
    Enforces your web application and URL category access restrictions for all users.
  • Global Catch All Policy
    Sets the default action for all outbound traffic to any Web Application or URL Category to allow. It’s a good practice to you leave the Global Catch All Policy enabled. Otherwise, any traffic not matching your Web Security rules is enforced according to the policies defined under
    NGFW and
    Prisma Access
    Security Services
    Security Policy

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