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Netflix through Proxy

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Summary

Netflix has some issues trying to play videos through a proxied connection. 

Applies To

SecureSchool, ISBossBox, LibraryDoor

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To get Netflix to work there are sites to unfilter and some filter changes to make.

 

1) Go to "Task Center" -> "Anti-Proxy Center"

  • Uncheck "Block IP Addresses"for the filter sets you wish to allow Netflix on
  • Click "Save Settings"

2) Go to "Task Center" -> "Anti-File Sharing" for the filter sets you wish to allow Netflix on

  • Uncheck "Block IP Addresses"
  • Click "Save Settings"

3) Go to "Task Center" -> "Anti-Streaming Media Center"

  • Uncheck "Block Streaming MIME Types"for the filter sets you wish to allow Netflix on

4) Go to "Website Filtering" -> "Filter Setup"

  • Uncheck Block IP Addresses for the filter sets you wish to allow Netflix on
5) Go to "Website Filtering" -> "Website Access" -> "Add a site"

  • Website Address: netflix.com
  • Reason: Allow Netflix
  • Filtering: Unfiltered
  • Add Port Access Rules
  • Select All Filter Sets you wish to allow Netflix on
  • Repeat for: turn.com

 6) Go to "Website Filtering" -> "Authentication Exceptions" -> "Add a Website"

  • Website Address: nflximg.com
  • Reason: Allow Netflix
  • Repeat for: nflximg.net

7) After the above is completed. Click on Commit Changes and then press the button to restart the services and filter sets. 

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Last Modified: 9 Years Ago
Last Modified By: sburns
Type: HOWTO
Level: Beginner
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