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Old 05-08-2008, 06:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there anyway to filter internet content on the Blackberry? I don't think we're using the BES. Is there any third party apps or any other options?
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No, not unless your using BES. Then you can use your corporate proxy to filter the content.
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...or MDS Push/Pull restrictions (but it would make sense to use a corporate firewall, proxy, content filter, or whatever else one may have)
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Does anyone have a step-by-step guide for configuring BES to run through WebSense?
I know there are lots of posts on this, but tying the info together is laborious. I am happy to do this if needs be, but if someone knows of a nice easy guide, I would very much appreciate it.
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Good afternoon

I see there have been previous posts on filtering xxx8211; specifically with Websense, and hope it is okay to reply to this post - for two reasons (1) I need to know how to configure for Websense and (2) a previous post particularly relates to my problem but is closed and a later post is the opposite problem (i.e. no filtering wanted, but we do!) I think this is may be a Proxy and/or Websense issue rather than BES issue but either way if anyone can help, I would really appreciate it.

We have BES installed on a Windows Server 2003R2 SP2 server. We want our Websense policies to work when users browse the web using their Blackberries xxx8211; i.e.to filter certain categories of sites.

Websense do not support BES or Blackberries, but suggested the fix below in an earlier post. I tried this at the time and it worked fine when I applied it, and websites were filtered. It worked for a while, but for some reason I can't see, filtering stopped working at the weekend.

Edit the wsMSP.ini file on the ISA server in the system32 folder.

[configSection]
IgnoreForwardedRequest=0

Once saved, restart the Web Proxy service on the ISAxxx8230;

Our IT Policy has the option Enable WAP Config set to 'False' which I believe forces the users to browse through to use the BES browser.

Thank you and apologies for the length of this post.
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