Cipafilter Knowledge Base

Do you have questions about your Cipafilter?  Are you deploying SSL certificates, deploying Cipafilter clients, or integrating Google OAuth for authentication?  We can help!  Explore the portal for solutions to your questions using our knowledge base, submit a ticket, or feel free to call our team.

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    • Popular Articles

    • Manual - Installation

      In most cases you will want to consult with Cipafilter support to decide what way the router can best be installed to meet your needs.  A full over-the-phone consultation during installation is included in the standard one-year maintenance and ...
    • Manual - Web Filtering

      The first thing to decide with regard to Web filtering is whether to run individual subnets in transparent or non-transparent (proxy server) mode. Transparent mode  — no client configuration is required, the Cipafilter simply intercepts all traffic ...
    • Cipafilter Authentication Client - Active Directory Deployment

      The Cipafilter Authentication Client can be easily deployed to your network clients as a Group Policy Object. This guide will walk you through creating such a policy in Active Directory. In order to deploy the Cipafilter Authentication Client, you ...
    • Distribute The Cipafilter Authenticator To Your Chrome Users

      MPORTANT: Please note that this will distribute the Cipafilter Authenticator to ALL of your managed Chrome browsers and devices. Log in to your Google admin console. Select the Device management icon. From here, select Chrome.  (May also be located ...
    • IPSec VPN Compatibility

      The CIPAFilter utilizes IPSec for VPN connections between other CIPAFilter units. Please note that we do not offer support for VPN tunnels between CIPAFilters and 3rd party products, owing to the complexity and variations in IPSec between products.   ...
    • Recent Articles

    • Offices Closed for Memorial Day

      Our offices will be closed Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day.  We will be returning to our normal support hours Tuesday, June 1st. Have a Happy Memorial Day! Stay safe and healthy!
    • Introducing Cipafilter 11.4

      January 15, 2020 We are excited to introduce another great version of Cipafilter! Our teams have worked hard to bring you the best in firewall, web filtering, and reporting technology. Firewall Improvements Cipafilter already has an incredibly easy ...
    • How To - Blocking Zoom

      Zoom is a free video chat service similar to Hangouts Meet and Skype. To block the entire service: Add zoom.us to the manual blacklist. To block the ability to sign into the service, and thus start meetings, while allowing users to join meetings, add ...
    • How To: Setup Remote (1-to-1) Filtering aka Seamless Filtering

      In order to remotely filter your devices, we will need several things in place beforehand. The first of which is an A record (host record) setup in your internal DNS to point at the internal IP address of the Cipafilter. The second thing we'll need ...
    • Cipafilter - Compatible SFP/SFP+ Modules and Cables

      This article is sourced directly from Intel. The original article is here: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000007045/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products.html For a generic, direct attach twinaxial cable we typically recommend, ...