Symantec Web Gateway has a proxy that you can enable as a SOCKS proxy for TCP and UDP network traffic such as HTTP and FTP. Symantec Web Gateway supports SOCKS version 5.
To configure the Symantec Web Gateway SOCKS proxy
In the Web GUI, click Administration > Configuration > Proxy.
Under SOCKS Settings, check Enable SOCKS Proxy.
For SOCKS Port, type the port number.
The Symantec Web Gateway proxy listens for network traffic at the port that you specify.
The default port is 1080.
Type a number for the SOCKS Session Timeout.
The SOCKS Session Timeout is how long the Symantec Web Gateway proxy keeps a network connection open after the last transmission. You may need a shorter timeout if Internet traffic at your site is high. You may need a longer timeout if Internet traffic at your site is low. Test changes before you deploy them in a production environment.
The default is 120 seconds.
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