Creates a URL list and enters its configuration mode. URL lists are a means of categorizing URLs on the basis of various criteria, such as frequently used, not-permitted, etc. It is used in URL filters to identify whitelisted/blacklisted URLs. Web requests are blocked or approved based on URL filter whitelist/blacklist rules. A whitelist bans all sites except the categories and URL lists defined in the whitelist. The blacklist allows all sites except the categories and URL lists defined in the blacklist.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h
  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


url-list <URL-LIST-NAME>


url-list <URL-LIST-NAME>
  • Specify the URL list name. The URL list is created if another list with the same name does not exist.


nx9500-6C8809(config)#url-list URLlist1
URL List Mode commands:
  description  Description of the category
  no           Negate a command or set its defaults
  url          Add a URL entry

  clrscr       Clears the display screen
  commit       Commit all changes made in this session
  do           Run commands from Exec mode
  end          End current mode and change to EXEC mode
  exit         End current mode and down to previous mode
  help         Description of the interactive help system
  revert       Revert changes
  service      Service Commands
  show         Show running system information
  write        Write running configuration to memory or terminal

nx9500-6C8809(config-url-list-URLlist1)#url http://www.example_company.com depth 10
nx9500-6C8809(config-url-list-test)#show context
url-list test
 url http://www.example_company.com depth 10

Related Commands

no Removes an existing URL list