How do I allow Google translate, but ensure it is filtered?

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KB-109 Guardian All


You want Google translate to be available to users, but to not bypass filtering.


I want to allow Google translate to be used as a tool, but how do I ensure it is filtered?


It is possible to block Google translate by creating a block policy for

You may want to allow legitimate use of Google translate, but ensure that appropriate filtering still applies.

To filter Google translate, first ensure that the service is not contained in a filtering ‘whitelist’ policy, as this would prevent it from being filtered. See our Help instructions on filtering policies at

First add the URL to a custom category, full instructions can be found at

Create an HTTP inspection policy for the category that you created or appended with the Google translate URL. Help on creating an HTTPS inspection policy:

Google translate can now be filtered according to your filtering rules.


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22 May 2017 James Silverthorne