GFI WebMonitor services
The table below lists the GFI WebMonitor services that are created during installation. Note that these services run using an account with administrative privileges.
The GFI Proxy service is only created in the Standalone Proxy Version of GFI WebMonitor. It is used as an agent service for the Proxy server, ISAPI module and Web Filtering.
This service is not created when installing GFI WebMonitoras a plug-in for Microsoft Forefront TMGMicrosoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway. A Microsoft product that provides firewall and web proxy services. It also enables administrators to manage Internet access through policies. It is the successor of the Microsoft ISA Server and is part of the Microsoft Forefront line of business security software..
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The GFI WebMonitor Core Service is used as a worker service. Its functionality includes:
Member of Domain Admin group.
Account needs access to ADActive Directory.
During product updates the GFI WebMonitor services need to be stopped and restarted. This action disrupts Internet connections going through GFI WebMonitor. Internet usage can resume once the services are restarted.
To view status of GFI WebMonitor services:
- On the GFI WebMonitor server, click Start > Run and key in “
- From the list of services displayed locate the following services:
- GFI Proxy
- GFI WebMonitor Core Service