[Forcepoint] [WCG] Sites and application that have issues with Websense Proxy

Modified on Mon, 21 Jan, 2019 at 4:30 PM


In order to get Skype working via Proxy, we will need to force it to use TCP to allow us to tunnel it via the WCG. Configuration is done both server side and client side
Server Side:
     Go to WCG > Configure > Protocols > HTTPS
     Tunnel Skype: Enabled
Client Side:
     Edit the attached .reg file with the correct proxy address and then apply it on the client computer then restart Skype.

Google Drive App

Edit the shortcut for the Google Drive and add the switch at the end:

Change "C:\Program Files\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe" to "C:\Program Files\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe" --unsafe_network

Open a command prompt and navigate to the folder where Google Drive is installed.

At a prompt, run googledrivesync.exe --unsafe_network

You can also push out a registry entry change if Drive Sync is auto starting   


Add the value --unsafe_network after the quote as shown below.    

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe" --unsafe_network /autostart


To enable support for DropBox, you will need to filter the application from authentication to the WCG.
On the WCG, go to Configure > Security > Access Control
Under Filtering, click Edit File and add the following rule:

     Rule Type:                        Allow
     Primary Destination Type:  dest_domain
     Primary Destination Value: dropbox.com 

     Click Apply twice, and restart the proxy for the settings to take effect.

WhatsApp Web

To enable WhatsApp web to work correctly you need to enable the "Web Chat" category and add the following URL to the SSL Decryption Bypass:


Spotify (Web & Player)

To enable spotify to work, the following URLs need to be added to the SSL Decryption Bypass:


Python & pip

To enable Python's PIP service to work correctly, the following URLs need to be added to the SSL Decryption Bypass:


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