If you configure Active Directory integration with NTLM, you can control authentication behavior with a policy. By periodically authenticating users, Symantec Web Gateway can enforce the policies that employ Active Directory user names or groups and track user activity in reports.
Continuing on the Policies > Configuration page, locate User Authentication.
Click Authentication settings policy.
Click one of the following:
Never authenticate the specified range of computers. This option may be appropriate for configuring exceptions for administrators and servers running without a user.
When user credentials expire, check for and enforce authentication. Selecting this option may result in authentication request in user Web browsers. If users fail authentication, a blocking page appears in the Web browser.
Authenticate, No Enforce
When user credentials expire, check for but do not enforce authentication.
To prevent authentication dialog boxes if you select this option, ensure that all of the following conditions are met:
User Web browsers are set to automatically logon to the intranet
Symantec Web Gateway has a host name
The Use Interface Name for NTLM Authentication box is checked on the Administration > Configuration > Authentication page.
On the Policies > Configuration main page, click Save and Activate Changes.
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