Unblock youtube for a specific user/group..

How to open youtube access for a specific user.
psanjoySystem AdministratorAsked:
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psanjoySystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
How to create a ISA rule to open youtube access to a specific user/group
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Suliman Abu KharroubIT Consultant Commented:
It depends no how do you configure clients to connect to internet, Secure Nat ( defualt gateway), web proxy or firewall client ? and how do you deny youtube in ISA; based on users/groups or client ip# ?
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psanjoySystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Actually we are using ISA as web filtering and all the streaming sites are blocked. So I need to open youtube access to a specific user.
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Suliman Abu KharroubIT Consultant Commented:
1. Create a computer set including all of these ip "  173.194.41.10
173.194.41.102
173.194.41.97
173.194.41.111
173.194.41.107
173.194.41.105
173.194.41.98
173.194.41.106
173.194.41.96
173.194.41.101
173.194.41.99
173.194.41.103
173.194.41.109
173.194.41.100
173.194.41.110
173.194.41.104"
2. create a new access rule from internal to that computer set and specify in users tab the users whom allowed to access youtube.

3.in clients machine, they should use proxy in the browser options, port 8080 by default. or ISA firewall client.
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Mohamed KhairyEnterprise Solutions ArchitectCommented:
Are you using ISA or TMG?
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psanjoySystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
iam using ISA 2006
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Mohamed KhairyEnterprise Solutions ArchitectCommented:
You said that you are already blocked all streaaming sites using ISa 2006 so can you explain the method you are using right now in order to understand your environment more.
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psanjoySystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:

No i could not block it, i tried your expert comment ID:37284361 too

 
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Suliman Abu KharroubIT Consultant Commented:
What do logs show ?
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CaptainGibletsCommented:
make sure the allow rule is above the deny rule in the list also.
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x-pande-rCommented:
Put up a screenshot of your rules if you are having difficulties.
Easy fix:
If you already block streaming content for everyone what you need to do is create and allow rule to URL www.youtube.com with a Userset and have the rule above the Block streaming rule.
Action: allow
Protocol:http/https
From: Userset
To URL: www.youtube.com 

Or the way  i would do it is edit the streaming block rule with expections with the users you want to allow.
Hope this helps.
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psanjoySystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Created a separate access rule as per comment with user set. Given an Exception in the Global deny rule too.
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psanjoySystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your comment, ID.: 37372219. It was very helpful for me to resolve this youtube access issue. I have created a separate access rule with user set and  given an Exception in the Global deny rule too.
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