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Data Exchange Layer

You can use the DXL technology to send and receive information to and from web security products that are connected to Web Gateway in a common security architecture.

Data Exchange Layer settings

Settings for using the DXL (Data Exchange Layer) technology to exchange information between different web security products

You can implement a library rule set that uses DXL messages to exchange file reputation information between Web Gateway and a TIE server.

Implementing this rule set is currently the only way to use DXL messages on Web Gateway. The rule set works without any additional configuration of the Data Exchange Layer settings.

Option Definition

Time to wait for replies to DXL service requests

Sets the time (in seconds) that Web Gateway waits for a response after sending a request to DXL service.

The default waiting time is 60 seconds.

Subscription Topics

Provides a list of topics that a security product can subscribe to for receiving messages about these topics.

Services

Provides a list of services that send messages about topics to security products.

 

The following table describes entries in the Subscription Topics lists.

Option Definition

String

Specifies the name of a topic.

Comment

Provides a plain-text comment on a topic.

The following table describes entries in the Services lists.

Option Definition

String

Specifies the name of a service that sends messages about topics.

Comment

Provides a plain-text comment on a topic.

 

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