Define a list of allowed URLs

Setting the policy provides access to the listed URLs, as exceptions to 'URLBlocklist' (Block access to a list of URLs).

Format the URL pattern according to

You can use this policy to open exceptions to restrictive block lists. For example, you can include '*' in the block list to block all requests, and then use this policy to allow access to a limited list of URLs. You can use this policy to open exceptions to certain schemes, subdomains of other domains, ports, or specific paths.

The most specific filter determines if a URL is blocked or allowed. The allowed list takes precedence over the block list.

This policy is limited to 1000 entries; subsequent entries are ignored.

This policy also allows the browser to automatically invoke external applications registered as protocol handlers for protocols like "tel:" or "ssh:".

If you don't configure this policy, there are no exceptions to the block list in the 'URLBlocklist' policy.

Example value:

Supported on: Microsoft Edge version 77, Windows 7 or later

Define a list of allowed URLs

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Edge\URLAllowlist
Value Name{number}
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value


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