ShieldSquare bills you on the basis of all API calls made from your page requests. These include HTTP requests made from the content pages of your web server. However, we exclude billing some pre-defined static page content that might be sent for your website from your web server. Below are the pre-defined filetypes we exclude from our API calls :

  • css
  • js
  • woff2
  • woff
  • ttf
  • php
  • jpg
  • jpeg
  • png
  • gif
  • gz
  • tgz
  • bz2
  • tbz
  • mp3
  • ogg
  • swf
  • flv
  • pdf
  • ico
  • svg
  • xml
  • ashx
  • asmx
  • svc
  • otf
  • eot

We also provide you control, to configure more filetypes to exclude in the ShieldSquare API calls while carrying out connector configurations. Following are the steps make these configurations :

  1. Login to the ShieldSquare Portal 
  2. Go to Integration >> Environment Settings
  3. Select the Environment for which you wish to make the changes
  4. Go to its integration Configuration Page
  5. Ensure 'Enable Request Filter' is enabled
  6. Find the field 'Request Filter' and add the filetype which you wish to exclude. You can add multiple file types by providing comma separator.
  7. 'Save' your selection
  8. 'Download' the ss2_config file
  9. Deploy the file to your setup

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