Managing the URL Keyword Exception List

URLs that contain any of the specified keywords will bypass Time-of-Click Protection and Virtual Analyzer scanning. This bypass is useful, for example, for one-click URLs, because subjecting such URLs to the two types of scanning can possibly invalidate the links.

Note that the protocol and domain parts of an URL will not be used for keyword match. The following is an example:



Keyword Match Result



Not match

You can manage keywords on the URL Keyword Exception List screen.

Table 1. URL Keyword Exception List Screen

Add keywords

  1. Click Add.

  2. Specify a keyword that consists of 3 to 256 alphanumeric characters and underscores.

  3. Click Save.

    The new keyword appears in the keyword list.

  4. Add multiple entries if necessary.


    If your Customer Licensing Portal or Licensing Management Platform account has created multiple administrator accounts, be aware that the total number of entries added by all the accounts cannot exceed 100 entries.

Delete keywords

Select the keywords you want to delete and click Delete.