Bypassing MetaDefender ICAP Server temporarily

This guide describes how to enable and disable ICAP server on BlueCoat proxy.

This documentation is assuming that MetaDefender ICAP Server is already configured and working properly.

Enable MetaDefender ICAP Server

To enable MetaDefender ICAP Server on BlueCoat:

  1. Open the BlueCoat Management Console.

  2. Go to "Configure" tab > "Advanced configuration" button.

  3. In the left side menu, go to "Policy" > "Visual Policy Manager"

  4. Click "Launch"

  5. In the VPM window, right click on the service you want to enable tab (typically "ICAP Respmod" or "ICAP Reqmod")

  6. Click "Enable layer".

    • The tab color should turn black.

  7. Click "Install policy

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Disable MetaDefender ICAP Server

To disable ICAP server on BlueCoat:

  1. Open the BlueCoat Management Console.

  2. Go to "Configure" tab > "Advanced configuration" button.

  3. In the left side menu, go to "Policy" > "Visual Policy Manager"

  4. Click "Launch"

  5. In the VPM window, right click on the service you want to disable tab (typically "ICAP Respmod" or "ICAP Reqmod")

  6. Click "Disable layer".

    • The tab color should turn red.

  7. Click "Install policy"

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