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GAT Shield – Sites Access control, provides Admins the ability to block access to the top root domain like example.com but they can allow access to a sub-domain like west.example.com or east.example.com via the Allow List functionality. 

To get started

  1. Launch the GAT Shield console and enter the Site Access Control area. 
  2. Create a rule to block a domain. GAT Shield's "new user defined sites access category"
  3. Once the Site rule is created, activate it by selecting the arrow and moving the rule to the Active Site Access rules. the "user defined site access categories" in GAT Shield
  4. When we select the arrow we are prompted to a window to select the scope for this rule. An admin can select time restrictions, leave a warning message to the users, select a scope (the scope can be Chrome device only) and save. "new site access rule for 'block domain example' category.
  5. The rule will be active and moved to Active Sites Access rules and users will be blocked from accessing the domain you specified. "user defined site access categories" gat shield
  6. In the same way, you can create an Allow list to allow a subdomain. GAT Shield's "edit 'allow sub-domain example' user defined site access category.
  7. Make sure to activate this category once it’s created. 
  8. Allow List take precedence over a Block List. 

Here’s how to automatically block and approve URL sites with GAT Shield.


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