Allow Khan Academy Videos, While Keeping Youtube Blocked



Summary

KhanAcademy.org uses YouTube to host their videos. However, they also have these videos hosted elsewhere that are accessed automatically when YouTube is unavailable, such as when it is blocked.

Applies To

SecureSchool, ISBossBox, LibraryDoor,

More Information

To allow KhanAcademy to play videos off of their own servers, as opposed to YouTube's, you simply need to allow a handful of websites.

Website Filtering > Website Access > Add A Site

Site IP or Net Address: khanacademy.org

Reason for Change: Allow KhanAcademy

Filtering: Unfiltered

Add Port Access Rules: Check

Select All

Submit

Repeat this for the following websites as well:

 

  • kastatic.org
  • kasandbox.org
  • ka-cs-scratchpad-audio.s3.amazonaws.com
  • youtube-nocookie.com

Commit Changes and Restart Services when finished.