McAfee Web Gateway System Administration — A 4-day course

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Course Synopsis

Please note that this course is no longer available. Please see our Training Homepage for currently available courses.

McAfee Web Gateway System Administration (formerly known as Webwasher) provides an in-depth introduction to the tasks crucial to setting up and administering Web Gateway effectively.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

Intended Audience

This advanced course is for developers of custom Fixlets and tasks. Deployment specialists will also benefit from this course.

Course Prerequisites

It is recommended that the students should have:


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Web Gateway Overview

Web Protocols

Web Page Content

Proxy vs. Gateway

Authentication Protocols

Deployment and Migration

Web Gateway Operating System

Web Gateway Installation

Network Configuration

Licensing and Updates


Transactions and Cycles

Rules and Rule Sets

Rule Design

Trusted Source and URL Categories

Media Types


Policy Scenario #1

Additional Actions


Policy Scenario #2

Coaching and Quotas

SSL Connections

Policy Scenario #3

Web Caching, Next Hop Servers and Progress Page

Block Pages

Administrators and Roles

Central Management



Command Line and SSH



Web Reporter