Obtaining the URL category file in the URL filtering function of the firewall

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URL categories may be user-defined or predefined. You can either create user-defined categories or use predefined categories to filter URLs.
You can configure user-defined categories on the web UI or through the CLI.
If there is no initial URL category database on the local device, log in to the security center platform (sec.huawei.com) to download it. On the home page of the website, choose Signature Update > Signature Update. Select information, such as the product model and version number. On the URLINIT tab, download the latest initial URL category database.

Other related questions:
How to configure URL filtering function on AR routers
AR150, AR160, AR200, AR1200, and AR2200 series (AR2201 and AR2202) do not support deep security function, that is, do not support the URL filtering function. The URL filtering function can be configured in CLI based on the following roadmap: 1. Purchase a license and activate it properly. 2. Configure the URL filtering template. 3. Bind the URL filtering template in the security policy. 4. Apply the security policy in the interzone. For details about the configuration and related screenshots, see the following URL of the Huawei enterprise technical forum: The AR router configures URL filtering from the command line For details about the configuration in Web management page and related description, see the following URL: AR router WEB interface configuration

Do AR routers support URL filtering
The support on URL filtering of AR routers varies with versions. The deep security function includes the URL filtering function and the IPS function. A device that does not support the deep security function does not support URL filtering. - In V200R005C10, V200R005C20, and V200R005C21: Except for AR150, AR160, AR200, AR1200, and AR2200 series (AR2201 and AR2202), all models support the deep security function. - In V200R005C30, V200R005C31, and V200R005C32: Only AR160 series (AR169FVW, AR169FGW-L, and AR169FGVW-L), AR2200 series (AR2204, AR2220, AR2220L, and AR2240), and AR3200 series support the deep security function. - In V200R006C10: Only AR160 series (AR169FVW, AR169FGW-L, AR169FGVW-L, AR169BF, and AR161FW), AR1200 series (AR1220E, AR1220EV, and AR1220EVW), AR2200 series (AR2204, AR2220, AR2220L, AR2220E, and AR2240), and AR3200 series support the deep security function. - In V200R007C00: Only AR160 series (AR169FVW, AR169FGW-L, AR169FGVW-L, AR169BF, and AR161FW), AR1200 series (AR1220E, AR1220EV, and AR1220EVW), AR2200 series (AR2204, AR2220, AR2220L, AR2220E, AR2240, and AR2240C), and AR3200 series support the deep security function. - In all versions: Only AR1200-S series (AR1220E-S) support the deep security function.

Prerequisites for a URL predefined category to take effect on the USG2000 and USG5000
Prerequisites for a URL predefined category to take effect: 1. A license is purchased and activated on the device. 2. The device is connected to Huawei security center. If the security center cannot be connected, view the route and session information on the device, adjust the route, and then check whether the problem is solved.

URL functions requiring a license
The license requirements for URL functions are as follows: -Exception IP address: No -Blacklist and whitelist: No -URL user-defined category: No -URL predefined category: Yes

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