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Bypass Blocked Executable Download with Credentials

I love that the system can block users from downloading executable files. But this same feature hampers the IT department in their work, actually creates more work because for every software title/vendor that we must download, we have to create an exception for their sites, and that can add up over time.

I would love to see something on the block page provide the opportunity for an IT/firewall admin to enter credentials in order to continue through the block screen in order to download that executable. I may not always want a global exception, just the ability to the IT department to be able to validate they are able to add an exception with credentials, and move on with the download but that no exception has been made so end-users cannot get extra privileges because an actual exception being created.

Hope this makes sense. Thank you.

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