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Block Internet Download Manager (IDM) in Cyberoam
 
Applicable Version: 10.00 onwards

Internet Download Manager (IDM)
is one such Multi threaded application which breaks file in to many small parts and starts downloading parallel which  increase download speeds by up to 5 times. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns, or unexpected power outages. Simple graphic user interface makes IDM user friendly and easy to use. Internet Download Manager has a smart download logic accelerator that features intelligent dynamic file segmentation and safe multipart downloading technology to accelerate your downloads.

This article explains how to block Internet Download Manager in Cyberoam.

Requirement

To Block Internet Download Manager in Cyberoam

Prerequisite

Web and Application Filter Module Subscribed

Solution

The entire configuration is to be done from Web Admin console. Access Web Admin console with user having “Administrator” profile.

Follow the below given steps to Block Internet Download Manager in Cyberoam.

Step 1: Create Application Filter Policy

Application Filter Policy controls user’s application access. It specifies which user has access to which applications and allows defining powerful security policies based on almost limitless policy parameters.

Add Application Filter Policy

Go to Application Filter à Policy à Policy and click on “Add” button to add an application filter policy with the following parameters.
 

Parameters Description
 

Parameters

Value

Description

Name

BlockIDM

Name to identify the Policy. Duplicate names are not allowed.

Template

Allow All

Here all the applications would be allowed, but some defined categories will be blocked

 
 
Click OK and the Application Filter Policy ‘BlockIDM’ will be created successfully.
 

Note:
 
Appliance is shipped with the following predefined policies for applications: Allow All and Deny All. These two predefined policies are immediately available for use until configured otherwise. You can also define custom policies to define different levels of access for different users to meet your organization’s requirements. 

Step 2: Add Application Filter Policy Rules

Application Filter Policy rules can be added to custom application filter policies.

Add Rules

Click the Edit icon  in the Manage column against the Application Filter Policy to which rules are to be added. Click on ‘Add’ button to add application filter policy rules.
 

Parameters Description
 
 
 
Click OK and the Application Filter Policy Rule will be created successfully. 
 
 

Step 3: Apply Application Filter Policy to User

  • Go to Identity à Users à User.
  • Select user to apply Application Filter policy created in Step 1. Under Policies Section, select ‘BlockIDM’ for Application Filter.
  • Click OK button to update.
 

Click OK and the policy will be applied to user and the user will be updated successfully.

Above configuration will Block access to IDM Application for user ‘John’.

Note

In this article policy has been applied on user. Policy can also be applied on Groups and Firewall.
 
                                                                                                                                       Document Version: 1.0–19/01/2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
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