Enable ThreatSeeker for engines

To start using ThreatSeeker categories for URL filtering, enable ThreatSeeker for the engine.

  For more details about the product and how to configure features, click Help or press F1.


  1. Select Configuration.
  2. Right-click an engine, then select Edit <element type>.
  3. In the navigation pane on the left, browse to Add-Ons > ThreatSeeker.
  4. Select Enable.
  5. Select from the following:
    • To validate the changes, select Tools > Validate.
    • To validate and save the changes, click Save.
    • To validate and save the changes and refresh the security policy on the engine, click Save and Refresh.
    Note: Validation issues are displayed in the Issues pane. Double-click an issue to return to the section in which the issue can be fixed.

Engine Editor – Add-Ons – ThreatSeeker

Use this branch to select HTTP Proxy elements for the engine's connection to the ThreatSeeker Intelligence Cloud.

Option Definition
Enable When selected, enables ThreatSeeker URL filtering for the engine.
HTTP Proxies


When specified, requests are sent through an HTTP proxy instead of the engine accessing the external network directly.

Add — Allows you to add an HTTP Proxy to the list.

Remove — Removes the selected HTTP Proxy from the list.