Usg210 - https websites are not logged in Forward web sites

Milos
Milos Posts: 20  Freshman Member
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edited April 2021 in Security
I am trying to check some logs and took a simple website as testing website: www.abc.com
When accessing http://www.abc.com, the website appears immediately in the logs: Monitoring/Log
However, when trying to access https://www.abc.com, nothing in the logs regarding Forward web sites.

Note that in Configuration / Content Filter, the Enable HTTPS Domain Filter for HTTPS traffic is checked.

Any idea?


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  • Alfonso
    Alfonso Posts: 257  Master Member
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    Hi @Milos

    It is normal, the SSL is an encrypted link between the web browser and the server. The firewall only can see an encrypted traffic.

    Regards
  • Zyxel_Emily
    Zyxel_Emily Posts: 1,296  Zyxel Employee
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    Hi @Milos,

     

    The logs for Forward web sites are disabled by default.

    You need to switch it to "normal" manually.



    There are logs for forward web sites even if they are HTTPS websites.



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