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Where to find information about Websense Remote Filtering

A technical paper is available that compiles all the existing documentation for Remote Filtering for Websense Enterprise and Websense Web Security Suite v6.3.1. This paper contains all the information needed to install, configure, and use Remote Filtering. Additional information has been added about deployment, the processing flow, and about VPN support. A complete troubleshooting process(…)

How to connect to SQL Server when installing Websense Reporting Tools

The installation of Websense Reporting Tools includes a Log Server component that logs filtering data to a Microsoft SQL Server database. When Log Server is installed, the Websense installer prompts you for SQL Server connection information. If the connection values are inaccurate, or if the SQL Server instance uses a port other than the default, the(…)

How do I block LimeWire in Websense

LimeWire is a peer-to-peer file sharing client that uses the Gnutella network to find and share files. Because LimeWire uses the Gnutella file-sharing protocol, it is blocked when you block theGnutella (Morpheus Xolox) protocol, in the P2P File Sharing protocol group. Post By Gishore J Kallarackal (2,121 Posts)Gishore J Kallarackal is the founder of techgurulive.(…)

How to reset my password for

To ask Websense, Inc., reset a MyWebsense password, go to and click theForgotten your password? link. To access the password reset page directly, click here. You are prompted to enter your email address to have a new password sent to you. If you know your current MyWebsense password, and want to change it, log on to(…)

How to Enable ThreatWatcher – Websense

ThreatWatcher provides a “hacker’s-eye” view of your company’s Web server, regularly scanning for known vulnerabilities and potential threats. It reports on risk levels and recommended actions through a web-based portal. ThreatWatcher helps you to prevent malicious attacksbefore they happen. Enabling ThreatWatcher Log on to If you do not already have an account, you can create(…)

How to Enable SiteWatcher and BrandWatcher – Websense

BrandWatcher alerts designated contacts when Websense Security Labs identifies that the organization’s website or brand has been targeted in a phishing or malicious keylogging attack. This service provides security intelligence, including attack details and other security-related information. Enabling SiteWatcher and BrandWatcher Log on to If you do not already have an account, you can create(…)

Websense Email Security: Cannot add performance counters to Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

Websense Email Security v6.1 performance counters are not listed in, and therefore cannot be added to, the Performance Monitor in Windows Server 2003, x64 Edition (64-bit). This is because Websense Email Security is a 32-bit application and its performance counters are not recognized by the 64-bit Performance Monitor. This problems also affects versions 6.0 and(…)

Report Central fails to connect to SQL Server with an instance name -Websense

Connection to the SQL Server machine cannot be established after an upgrade to Report Central v2.7 when the SQL Server instance name is appended to the hostname or IP addess of the SQL Server machine. This issue may occur when you are creating a new database, registering an existing database, or editing the specifics of(…)

Valid email rejected by Reputation or RBL lookup – Websense

“” was a popular RBL that went out of service in December 2006.  It returned to service March 3, 2008.  Its return to service can and has caused significant problems because IP Addresses listed in their RBL can be outdated, which affects the performance of security devices that utilize RBLs. Websense Email Security and SurfControl E-mail Filter installations(…)

How to Configuring Anti-Virus Agent after upgrading to v6.1 or v6.0 from a v5-series release -Websense

Websense Email Security v6.1 and SurfControl E-mail Filter v6.0 provide three layers in the Anti-Virus component, two more than the Anti-Virus Agent (AVA) powered by McAfee technology that was provided in previous versions. The AVA layers are: Anti-Virus Engine — Anti-Virus Agent (McAfee) Anti-Virus Engine — Authentium (Command Antivirus) Zero-Hour Virus Protection Notes: If you have(…)

“Failed to connect to WWW server” with a Check Point Firewall-1 integration in Websense

When you integrate Websense Enterprise with Check Point Firewall-1, and include Websense in the FireWall-1 rule base, you may receive an error message similar to the one shown below. The error message is a result of how Check Point FireWall-1 works when integrated with Websense Enterprise. A “resource rule” is a FireWall-1 rule that places(…)