Configuration of Filter Profiles
The CASSIE System allows you to specify an unlimited
number of filter profiles and can interface with most
enterprise web content filtering systems to set the profile
for a computer based on who is currently using that
You may assign filter profiles by computer group, patron
age, and/or patron status. You may even allow multiple
profiles, from among which users can select during their
sessions without staff intervention.
CASSIE can interface with proxy-based systems as well as systems
that offer a control interface utilizing the RADIUS protocol. There is even a
site allow / block list mode that you can use to limit OPAC
computers' access to a defined portion of the Internet, or if
you are not using a web content filtering system. Please
contact us if you are unsure whether CASSIE is
compatible with your web content filtering system.
* Fully automated application of filter profiles requires linking to a supported ILS system or
other external data source via Patron Authentication,
but staff remote control of users’ filter profiles during their sessions is still possible in any event.
Between sessions, the filtering on each computer is reset to the default
profile. Users of an age or type for whom you have specified
a fixed filter profile will have that profile set
automatically for them at the beginning of their session.
These users will not be allowed to change their filter
profile during their session.
If you allow
users of a specified age or type to select from among a
specified set of filtering profiles, these users will
be allowed to choose their desired profile at the beginning
of their session. These users may also change their filter
profile to any of the allowed profiles during their session,
without staff intervention and without restarting their session.
For special cases, staff can remotely change the filter
profile on any computer.