WFilter Pass-by deployment for multiple VLANs network.

WFilter Enterprise( WFilter internet content filter) supports monitoring and filtering of multiple VLANs clients from a central WFilter pc.

Below is the deployment diagram:wfilter-vlan

Please note:

  1. The WFilter pc shall have two network cards.
  2. NIC1 shall be connected to the mirroring port.
  3. NIC2 shall be connected to the management VLAN, which can communicate with other VLANs.
  4. The mirroring port shall be configure to monitor the uplink port. (Connected to the up-layer router or firewall)

In WFilter, you also need to setup the “mirroring adapter” and “blocking adapter” in “System Settings”->”Monitoring Settings”. The mirroring adapter shall be the adapter connected to the mirroring port, while the blocking adapter shall be connected to the management VLAN.

 

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