Appliance-based, Scalable Content Filtering
Solution. SonicWALL CFS delivers an
enterprise-class, completely scalable content filtering
service that runs on all SonicWALL appliances and requires
no additional server or deployment costs. days a year.
Site Caching. The innovative SonicWALL CFS
architecture caches URL ratings locally on the SonicWALL
appliance. These Web site ratings are stored for all future
users that attempt to visit the URLs, making response time
to frequently visited sites virtually instantaneous.
Database. SonicWALL CFS combines an unlimited
database featuring millions of URLs, IP addresses and
domains with a unique caching system that reduces latency to
a fraction of a second.
Blocking. SonicWALL CFS employs an innovative
rating architecture that utilizes a dynamic database of
millions of URLs, IP addresses and domains to block up to
50+ categories of objectionable and inappropriate Web
content such as porn, hate, violence and others, providing
network administrators with greater control to transparently
enforce acceptable use policies.
Management. SonicWALL CFS provides an easy to use
Web-based management interface for simple policy
configuration while also providing greater control over
Rating. SonicWALL CFS Premium Editions analyze
pages not in the database and automatically populate the
database for future access.
Policies. SonicWALL CFS Premium Editions give
administrators the flexibility to enforce custom policies
for groups of users on the network.