Solved

Firebox Question

Posted on 2010-09-15
2
865 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
I have a firebox X750e with firmware 11.2.1
For some reason youtube is being blocked and I would like to unblock it.   I know its not a flash issue because this happens for everyone.  The error I get is

"An error occured please try again later"

I know its being blocked at the firebox because when i take the laptop home it works fine no issues.  I cant for the life of me figure out where the former network administrator would have explicitly put a block site for youtube.  
What I have done is gone into the Http-proxy and made sure i added youtube to the exception list saved it to the advice but still ...could not enter youtube without getting the error.

Can someone please help me out?  
0
Comment
Question by:cjameson74
2 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:dpk_wal
ID: 33698068
Can you post sanitized logs from Watchguard system manager when youtube is blocked; it would give some clue as to what is happening.

As a workaround, we can configure outbound connection from internal machines to youtube using HTTP packet filter instead of HTTP proxy service; and this would get the traffic through.

Thank you.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
cjameson74 earned 0 total points
ID: 33725383
I figured it out by adding my ip address to the exception list on the http rule.  Thanks for your help
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Wikipedia defines 'Script Kiddies' in this informal way: "In hacker culture, a script kiddie, occasionally script bunny, skiddie, script kitty, script-running juvenile (SRJ), or similar, is a derogatory term used to describe those who use scripts or…
This article offers some helpful and general tips for safe browsing and online shopping. It offers simple and manageable procedures that help to ensure the safety of one's personal information and the security of any devices.
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

685 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question