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Services in Kerio Control
Added on Mon, Mar 11, 2013
Services Services are defined by a communication protocol and by a port number (e.g. the HTTP service uses the TCP protocol with the port number 80). You can create groups of services which simplifies creating traffic rules. You can also mat... Read More
Optimizing performance with large segment offload
Added on Thu, Jan 19, 2017
Overview New in Kerio Control 9.2.1!Kerio Control includes large segment offload (LSO), also referred to as generic segmentation offload. LSO allows the network interface controller to process the segmentation of data transfers and significantly... Read More
Upgrading Kerio Control
Added on Tue, Jun 4, 2013
Using update checker Once you purchase Kerio Control or extend your Software Maintenance, you are eligible to receive new versions of Kerio Control and its components as soon as they are available. To get notified about new versions of Ker... Read More
Using RADIUS server in Kerio Control
Added on Fri, Aug 1, 2014
RADIUS server overview RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) is a protocol used for access to a computer network. Kerio Control implements a RADIUS server for user authentication with your Wi-Fi access point. This allows users ... Read More
Adding Kerio Control to MyKerio
Added on Fri, May 22, 2015
Overview MyKerio is a cloudservice that enables you to administer numerous Kerio Control appliances from asingle dashboard. This article describes a process for adding Kerio Control toMyKerio. There are two ways how to accomplish it: Adding Keri... Read More
Configuring automatic user login
Added on Tue, Mar 4, 2014
Automatic login overview If users work at reserved workstations (i.e. their computers are not used by any other user), they can use automatic login to Kerio Control. Their computers are identified with Media Access Control address (MAC addres... Read More
Configuration Assistant
Added on Mon, Jan 28, 2013
Overview The configuration assistant is used for an easy instant basic configuration of Kerio Control. By default, it is opened automatically upon logon to the administration interface. If this feature is disabled, you can start the wizard by cli... Read More
DHCP server in Kerio Control
Added on Mon, Mar 25, 2013
Overview Kerio Control includes a DHCPserver. The DHCP server assigns clients IP addresses within a predefined scopefor a certain period (lease time). If an IP address is to be kept, the clientmust request an extension on the period of time before t... Read More
DNS forwarding service in Kerio Control
Added on Sat, Mar 9, 2013
Overview Kerio Control includes a DNS server. We recommend to configure the DNS server with the DHCP server in Kerio Control together. Configuration and administration is simple and responses to repeated DNS queries are fast. In case of ... Read More
Customizing the language used in Kerio Control interfaces
Added on Tue, Aug 9, 2016
OverviewYou can set a preferred language for each user in Kerio Control. Kerio Control uses that language for:Kerio Control AdministrationKerio Control StatisticsAll alerts and emails sent by Kerio ControlLanguage settings also affect the format of d... Read More
Blocking web object elements for particular users
Added on Tue, Aug 9, 2016
OverviewYou can define a filter to protect Kerio Control users from potentially harmful objects in web pages. By default, Kerio Control does not block any web elements.Blocking web elementsIn the administration interface, go to the Users section.Do... Read More
Managing user quotas in Kerio Control
Added on Fri, Aug 5, 2016
Overview Kerio Control enables you to configure a limit for the volume of data a user can transfer, as well what happens when that quota is exceeded. Configuring user quotas In the administration interface, go to Accounting and Monitoring → ... Read More
Managing user accounts in Kerio Control
Added on Thu, Dec 13, 2012
User accounts overview User accounts are used to: Authenticate users with their username and password, optionally with 2-step verification Gather reporting data in Kerio Control Statistics Set access rights for Kerio Control ... Read More
Setting access rights in Kerio Control
Added on Wed, Dec 19, 2012
Setting access rights In the administration interface, go to Users or Groups. Select a domain and double-click the user or group you wish to edit. Go to tab Rights and select the desired level of access rights. Confirm. What levels of... Read More
Saving configuration to Samepage
Added on Fri, May 24, 2013
Saving configuration to Samepage Support of Samepage backups in Kerio Control ends soon and works only for Samepage accounts created before July 2016. Newer accounts can no longer upload backups to Samepage.You can upload your configuration backu... Read More
Saving configuration to MyKerio
Added on Tue, Apr 19, 2016
Overview New in Kerio Control 9.1!Kerio Control can automatically back up and upload the configuration filesto MyKerio every day. Each backup includes:Configuration filesSSL certificatesDHCP leasesTo configurebackup to an FTP server instead, read t... Read More
Creating time ranges in Kerio Control
Added on Mon, Mar 11, 2013
Overview Time ranges can be applied to various policies (e.g. Traffic or URL rules) to define intervals for when rules should be valid. A time range may consist of multiple intervals with different settings. If you have multiple Kerio Co... Read More
Saving configuration to FTP server
Added on Tue, Mar 18, 2014
Configuring backup to an FTP server Kerio Control can automatically backup and upload the configuration files to your FTP server every day.Each backup includes:Configuration filesSSL certificatesDHCP leasesTo configure backup to MyKerio, read S... Read More
Configuring the SMTP server
Added on Sun, Jun 23, 2013
Configuring the SMTP Relay Kerio Control does not provide any built-in SMTP server. If you want to get alerts, notifications, statistics and reports to your mailbox, use MyKerio notification service or configure an SMTP Relay Server. By defau... Read More
Authenticating users to Kerio Control
Added on Thu, Aug 6, 2015
Overview Kerio Control can authenticate users on the network. By authenticating users, Kerio Control can associate people with devices. This allows you to create policies and monitor activities of identifiable people rather than anonymous devices. ... Read More
Using Remote Desktop IP Virtualization
Added on Fri, Jan 22, 2016
Windows 2008 R2 and newerOn Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer, Terminal Server is changed to the Remote Desktop Session server that supports Remote Desktop IP Virtualization and no longer needs the usage of proxy servers.Remote Desktop IP Virtualizati... Read More
Wildcards and regular expressions in URL
Added on Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Wildcards Kerio Control allows using wildcards when you create a content rule basedon a URL or a URL group: Select the HTTP URL option. In the Site field, write the URL. Use substrings with special characters — * and ?. An asterisk (*... Read More
Configuring IP address groups
Added on Mon, Mar 18, 2013
Using IP address groups In IP address groups, you can define: single IPv4 or IPv6 address groups of IPv4 or IPv6 addresses hostnames IP address ranges for IPv4 or IPv6 IPv4 subnet with mask IPv6 prefi... Read More
Configuring URL groups
Added on Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Using URL groups URL groups enable the administrator to define content rules. For example, to disable access to a group of web pages, you can define a URL group and assign permissions to the URL group, rather than defining permissions to each indiv... Read More
Configuring the guest network
Added on Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Guest network overview x Watch the Configuring the guest network video. The guest network in Kerio Control offers your company's guests Internet access secured by Kerio Control. Guests can connect to your network w... Read More
Configuring the Kerio Control web interface
Added on Tue, Jun 4, 2013
Using HTTP for access to web interface Kerio Control Web Interface is encrypted with SSL by default. If you need to switch to the HTTP connection: Go to the administration interface. In Advanced Options → Web Interface, uncheck For... Read More
Configuring Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP)
Added on Tue, Jun 23, 2015
Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP) overview Kerio Control supports UPnP protocol (Universal Plug-and-Play). This protocol enables client applications (i.e. Microsoft MSN Messenger) to detect the firewall and make a request for mapping of appropriate ... Read More
Dynamic DNS for public IP address of the firewall
Added on Tue, Jun 11, 2013
Overview Dynamic DNS (DDNS) is a service providing automatic update of IP address in DNS record for the particular host name. Typically, two versions of DDNS are available: free — user can choose from several second level domains (D... Read More
Sending log message alerts
Added on Wed, Jan 14, 2015
Overview Kerio Control can send alerts to predefined email addresses when a condition you have defined matches the text in a particular log. Add Alert dialog Adding rules for log message alerts In the administration interface, go to A... Read More
Using alert messages
Added on Mon, Jun 24, 2013
Overview Kerio Control can send automatic email messages (alerts) about important events. You can specify: Default alert language Recipients Alert types Timing Ensure your Kerio Control is connected to an SMTP server for sen... Read More
Configuring a routing table in Kerio Control
Added on Tue, Apr 28, 2015
Overview Kerio Control allows you to view and edit the IPv4 and IPv6 routing tables. Kerio Control works with the operating system's routing table as well as with the static routes created in Kerio Control. To modify the routing table, ... Read More
Modifying parameters in Kerio Control configuration
Added on Thu, Mar 19, 2015
OverviewIn special situations, you may need to change the Kerio Control configuration directly. This is necessary, for example, when you need to adjust a setting that is not available in the web administration. Do not make changes directly to the con... Read More
Configuring Service Discovery forwarding in the Kerio Control network
Added on Thu, Dec 18, 2014
Service Discovery forwarding overview New in Kerio Control 8.5! Kerio Control forwards Service Discovery protocols between networks. This allows remote users acrossVPN tunnels or other networks to locate and reach devices (printers, Apple TV, a... Read More
Using Dashboard in Kerio Control
Added on Tue, Jan 7, 2014
Dashboard overview Kerio Control includes a customizable Dashboard. Dashboard consists of tiles. Each tile displays a different type of information (graphs, statistics, Kerio News, etc.) Dashboard is displayed in Kerio Control after each log... Read More
Tips for tablets
Added on Mon, Jan 21, 2013
Tips This article provides a few useful tips for a better administration user experience on tablet devices. Screen orientation It is recommended that the device is held in the landscape mode while working with the Kerio administration inte... Read More
Configuring L2TP tunnel
Added on Tue, Oct 8, 2013
L2TP tunnel overview Kerio Control supports L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol). Internet providers may use L2TP for creating tunnel for connecting you to the Internet. Configure L2TP interface when your provider requires this type of protocol. ... Read More
Customizing logo on Kerio Control login page, denial pages and user alerts
Added on Tue, May 20, 2014
Overview New in Kerio Control 8.3.1! Kerio Control allows you to customize a logo, page title and favicon on: the login page that allows your users to access to the Internet denial pages user alerts Login pages for access t... Read More
Configuring HTTP cache
Added on Tue, Mar 12, 2013
HTTP cache overview Using cache to access web pages that are opened repeatedly reduces Internet traffic. Downloaded files are saved to the hard drive of the Kerio Control host so that it is not necessary to download them from the web server again... Read More
Configuring system settings date, time, time zone and server name
Added on Tue, Jun 18, 2013
System Configuration overview The Kerio Control administration console allows setting of a few basic parameters of the firewall's operating system. Configuring date and time Many Kerio Control features (user authentication, logs... Read More
Using IP Tools
Added on Thu, May 23, 2013
About IP ToolsNew in Kerio Control 8.1!Kerio Control includes several tools to troubleshoot connectivity issues, or to obtain information about a particular host or IP address. These tools arelocated under Status → IP Tools. To use IP Tools, input a ... Read More
Configuring multiple WAN IPs with PPPoE
Added on Tue, Apr 9, 2013
SummarySome Internet Service Providers will route multiple static IP addresses over a PPPoE connection. This article covers the necessary configuration within the appliance edition of Kerio Control.DetailsPPPoE is a type of tunneled, or encapsulated ... Read More
Creating user groups in Kerio Control
Added on Wed, Dec 19, 2012
User groups overview User accounts can be sorted into groups. Creating user groups providesthe following benefits: assigning access rights to groups of users using groups when defining access rules Creating user groups You can creat... Read More