If you are a Forcepoint customer, you can use their security solution and integrate it with AirWatch to prevent users from viewing inappropriate or dangerous content on the Web . Once integrated, you can apply Forcepoint functionality to the VMware Browser in Settings and Policies.


AirWatch also includes a Web Content Filtering profile that you can apply to other browsers that use a content filtering service. Find this profile at Devices > Profiles.

  1. Navigate to Groups & Settings > All Settings > System > Enterprise Integration > Third Party Proxies.
  2. Select Addand provide the following:

    Setting Description
    Name Set the name that appears in the console.
    Description Provide a description of the configuration to clarify its purpose.
    Function Set to Content Filter.
    Type Set to Websense (Forcepoint).
    Account ID Enter the Forcepoint Account ID you retrieved from your account.
    Security Key Enter the Forcepoint Security Key you retrieved from your account.
    Default PAC Address Enter the Default PAC Address you retrieved from your account. The address typically takes the following format: "http://pac.webdefence.global.blackspider.com:8082/proxy.pac?p=...".

    Leave Unselected and provide the Proxy Server and Proxy Port to channel traffic through.

    Select and provide the PAC URL to channel traffic through.

    Authentication Mode

    The Authentication Type you select depends on your organization's set up, and the level of security you want applied to filtered content. You can require a UserName /Password and Certificate, just a UserName/Password, or just a Certificate.

    • UserName/ Password – Use the SSO Identity or select Service Account and provide credentials.
    • Credentials – Use a Defined Certificate Authority, or Upload a certificate.
  3. Select Save.