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Topic Last Modified: 2010-04-30

In addition to modifying the global URL filter, you can configure custom URL filters for individual sites within your Microsoft Communications Server 2010 deployment. For details about URL filtering, see Configuring Instant Message (IM) Filtering.

To create a new URL filter

  1. Open Communications Server Control Panel.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click IM and Presence, and then click the URL Filter tab.

  3. On the URL Filter page, click New.

  4. In the Select a Site dialog box, click the site for which you want to create the URL filter, and then click OK.

    If the site for which you want to create a URL filter is not listed, you can search for the site by typing the name or display name of the site and then pressing ENTER.
  5. In the New URL Filter dialog box, click the Enable URL Filter check box to enable URL filtering for the site.

  6. To block any active URL that contains a file with an extension listed under File type extensions to block in the Edit File Filter dialog box, click Block URLs with file extension.

  7. In the Hyperlink prefix drop-down list box, click the option that corresponds to how you want to handle URLs in instant message conversations.

  8. When you are done, click Commit to save your changes.

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