Block Youtube flash videos in Squid

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Q: How to block Youtube fash videos in squid proxy server?


Steps to block all youtube flash videos in Squid proxy server
Add the below configurations to squid.conf file. 
[root@server ~#]vi /etc/squid/squid.conf


#1: Create an acl for flash video contents
acl flash rep_mime_type video/x-flv


#2: Deny flash videos by denying the above acl
http_reply_access deny flash
#Save the squid.conf file

#3: Reload squid service to take effect changes

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1 comments:

esudip said...

Thanks for the Script...

I am able to block the flash content but when user is trying through https:// the flash content is not blocking for example if user access http://youtube.com the flash get blocked but when user types https://youtube.com it won't...

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