Join our Early Adopters Community

We are opening the early adopter program for developers, admins and devops. If you are interested in what we develop for web filtering and would like to take a look at alpha and beta versions of our program potentially influencing the direction of development please consider joining the early adopters community.

Early Access to New Versions

All members of the early adopters community get access to new alpha and beta versions of the product when these become available. This lets you influence the development and get quick response to desired functionality and new features.

Extended Personal License

If you make a purchase of a production ready personal license key from our licensing page the number of filtered devices in the license key will be increased to 25 free of charge. Please indicate your GitHub account name when making a purchase!

How to Join The Community

  1. Subscribe to Mailing List – in order to join the community you must first subscribe to Early Adopters Community mailing list hosted at MailChimp. We will frequently use this mailing list for notifications of new builds ready for download.
  2. Star Our GitHub Repository – our issue tracker is hosted at GitHub. Thus you would need to have a GitHub account to be able to report issues and bugs. Star our GitHub repository to indicate your support of the project.
  3. Download and Start Filtering – click on the link in the welcome e-mail and download the latest beta build of the application. Upload your license key and start filtering. Use your GitHub account to report issues and bugs of the product at our issue tracker.

Start Now by joining our Early Adopters Community mailing list!

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How to allow non standard HTTP(S) ports through Squid?

In default installation Squid does not allow HTTP or HTTPS connections to non standard ports (defaults for HTTP is port 80 and for HTTPS port 443). If you try to connect to URLs like or your browser will show the Access Denied Squid page.

In order to allow connections to non standard ports add the required port number to UI / Squid Proxy / Settings / Default ACLs tab, fields Additional SSL Ports and Additional Safe Ports (both) as indicated on the following screenshot. If you have multiple ports, separate them by space.

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Web Safety 5.2 is Release Candidate

The new version of Web Safety ICAP web filter for Squid proxy is ready to be called a Release Candidate. This version has the following improvements and fixes.

  1. Added management UI for various settings to enable Squid caching and tune the refresh patterns. It is now possible to reset the cache from UI.
  2. Added management of log levels (up to the submodule). It is now possible to increase the log lever for a specific module and leave default log level for other modules. Might be very helpful when troubleshooting Squid issues.
  3. The application is based on new version of domain categorization database, we have combined some categories and introduced new ones. Management UI for all sections (SSL bypass, Trusted Categories and Blocked Categories) is greatly improved.
  4. Added support for new “brotli” transfer encoding that is extensively used by YouTube and other Google services. The quality of filtering on YouTube shall be improved considerably.

This version is available from page. The status is Release Candidate, thus please use it in non critical environments. We still have time to do the testing and overall polishing as release is planned at the end of the year.

Next version will supposedly contain ClamAV antivirus. Other planned improvements are visible on GitHub Milestones. Please direct all your questions, suggestions and critic to

Best regards, Dev Team



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