[squid-users] Squid + Squidguard Youtube URL video filtering
rightkicktech at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 22:05:10 UTC 2018
On Thu, Aug 16, 2018, 22:51 Roberto Carna <robertocarna36 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Amos, I've tried to sniff the HTTP requests when I ask for:
> After that I've created a Squidguard exception list as below:
You may need to escape special characters (? is one). I would try:
I assume you are putting above at the urls definition and rebuilding the
What is access.log reporting?
> But I can't see the video yet.
> Please I need to know if using Squidguard it's just impossible to do
> this exception, so in this case I forget it.
> Thanks a lot again!!!
> 2018-08-16 10:17 GMT-03:00 Amos Jeffries <squid3 at treenet.co.nz>:
> > 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.
> > Amos
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