What causes ICAP?

What causes ICAP?

There are several possible causes: The Content Analysis appliance is down and your ICAP policy is set to Deny the client request if an error occurs during ICAP processing. The antivirus license is invalid or expired. Secure ICAP settings are inconsistent, or SSL is configured incorrectly.

What is ICAP used for?

The Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) is a lightweight HTTP-like protocol specified in RFC 3507 which is used to extend transparent proxy servers, thereby freeing up resources and standardizing the way in which new features are implemented.

What is ICAP in firewall?

Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) is an application layer protocol that is used to offload tasks from the firewall to separate, specialized servers. For more information see RFC 3507.

How do I enable ICAP?


  1. Open the Web Gateway manager.
  2. Select Configuration.
  3. Select the Appliance Name you want to enable the ICAP Server on.
  4. Select Proxies and scroll down for ICAP options.
  5. Select the Enable ICAP Server checkbox.
  6. Optional: If you need to change the default settings, select the needed Listener and click Edit.

What is an ICAP client?

The ICAP Client functionality in your Check Point Security Gateway or Cluster enables it to interact with an ICAP Server responses, modify their content, and block the matched HTTP connections. HTTP response modification (ICAP RESPMOD). HTTPS traffic, which you can send to an ICAP Server.

What is an ICAP error?

ICAP Error (icap_error) An error occurred while performing an ICAP operation: Request timed out: Timed out while waiting for a response from the ICAP server. There could be a network problem, the ICAP service may be misconfigured, or the ICAP server may have reported an error.

What is an ICAP assessment?

The Inventory for Client and Agency Planning (ICAP) is an assessment tool that assists in determining whether or not an individual is eligible to be a client of the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).


The ICAP message is encapsulated into the TCP. Client Request Modification. The ICAP Client uses this method for an HTTP / HTTPS request modification.

What is ICAP in Bluecoat proxy?

Bluecoat ICAP Services Test. The ProxySG appliance utilizes the Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) to hand off HTTP requests and/or responses to an external server for configured processing and transformation.

Is ICAP traffic encrypted?

ICAP messages are not encrypted for transit by default. If the ICAP traffic could be eavesdropped, encrypt it to protect the privacy. There are several different methods that you can use to encrypt ICAP messages, including: set up a VPN tunnel using IPSec.

How do you score an ICAP?

Within each of the ICAP’s four adaptive behavior domains, items are ordered by average difficulty from infancy to mature adult levels. Each item is scored on a scale from 0 to 3 depending on the client’s ability to perform the task without help or supervision.

What is inventory for client and agency planning ICAP?

The Inventory for Client and Agency Planning (ICAP) measures adaptive and maladaptive behaviors, and is designed for use with examinees from infancy to adulthood. Typical administration time is 20 – 30 minutes. The ICAP Complete Kit includes the Examiner’s Manual and 25 Response Booklets.