Note: Next-gen proxy is a
feature that continues to evolve and is subject to further improvements.
proxy is a role of Policy Manager Server, in which it proxies certain requests
to Master Server while serving BackWeb and software updates locally. This way
the most heavyweight traffic is offloaded from the Master, allowing for some
level of optimization of the costly and high latency traffic towards Master
Secure connections are used both
between hosts/proxy and proxy/master Server. For that to function proxy nodes
certificates should be pre-configured.
Managed hosts connect to proxy
nodes configured using the Policy Manager Proxies table. Next-gen Policy
Manager Proxy supports the following traffic types: