Symantec Blue Coat Proxy Course

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The ProxySG 6.6 Basic Administration component is an introduction to deployment options and management of the individual key features offered using the ProxySG 6.6 solution.

On the other hand, the ProxySG v6.6 Advanced Administration component is designed to enable IT professionals to master the advanced features of ProxySG.


This course is intended for professionals who wish to master the fundamentals of the ProxySG. It is designed for IT network or security professionals who have not taken any previous training courses about the ProxySG.


This course assumes that students have a basic understanding of networking concepts, such as local-area networks (LANs), the Internet, security, and IP protocols.


ProxySG 6.6 Basic Administration:

Module 1: Introduction to the Symantec ProxySG Secure Web Gateway

Module 2: ProxySG Security Deployment Options

Module 3: ProxySG Management Console

Module 4: Traffic Interception Using Proxy Services

Module 5: Hypertext Transfer Protocol

Module 6: Introduction to the Visual Policy Manager

Module 7: Filtering Web Content

Module 8: Using Threat Intelligence to Defend the Network

Module 9: Ensuring Safe Downloads

Module 10: Notifying User of Internet Usage Policies

Module 11: Access Logging on the ProxySG

  • Appendix A: ProxySG Initial Configuration
  • Appendix B: IPv6 in ProxySG Deployments

ProxySG v6.6 Advanced Administration

Module 1: Using Authentication Realms

Module 2: Understanding Authentication Credentials

Module 3: Understanding Authentication Modes

Module 4: Understanding HTTPS

Module 5: Managing SSL Traffic on the ProxySG

Module 6: Optimizing SSL Interception Performance

Module 7: SGOS Architecture

Module 8: Caching Architecture

Module 9: System Diagnostics

Module 10: Introduction to Content Policy Language (CPL)

Module 11: Using Policy Tracing for Troubleshooting

Module 12: ProxySG Integration

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