[squid-users] Squid + Squidguard Youtube URL video filtering

Vacheslav m_zouhairy at skno.by
Thu Aug 16 14:01:41 UTC 2018

Wouldn't it be better to try it in ufdbguard?

-----Original Message-----
From: squid-users <squid-users-bounces at lists.squid-cache.org> On Behalf Of Amos Jeffries
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2018 4:18 PM
To: squid-users at lists.squid-cache.org
Subject: Re: [squid-users] Squid + Squidguard Youtube URL video filtering

On 17/08/18 00:43, Roberto Carna wrote:
> Dear, I have Squid + Squidguard working OK.
> Squidguard is filtering the entire www.youtube.com website.
> But now I have to permit just one video from Youtube:
> https://www.youtube.com/embed/ff9sDLGtnK8?rel=0&showinfo=0
> I have added the below URL as an exception in Squidguard:
> www.youtube.com/embed/ff9sDLGtnK8?rel=0&showinfo=0
> but after that I can't see it, still blocked.
> How can I enable just this URL from Squidguard preferently blocking 
> the rest of Youtube ???

>Unfortunately only with a great deal of difficulty.

>The "?v=..." and "/embed/..." URLs are just public identifiers to access the YouTube APIs. At the HTTP level they result in a quite long series of sub-requests, redirections and the like bouncing all over the
youtube.* and googlevideos.* and googleapis.* domains.
 Yes all of them are involved multiple times. So whitelisting is an all-or-nothing prospect, with other G services being implicitly whitelisted as side effects.

>Also, whenever the way to decipher the above maze of traffic gets published so we can do things like what you ask. YT shortly afterwards change how it operates - usually towards even more complexity. This has happened too many times to be coincidence IMO.

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