Use Peplink’s Firewall Feature to Block YouTube


#1

As of firmware 6.3 Peplink Routers can block traffic from specific applications. To begin navigate to Network > Firewall > Content Blocking (For MAX Devices: Advanced > Content Blocking).

Now add the following list of domains to the customized domains to block the the Youtube website + Youtube app:

Don’t forget to Save and Apply the changes and devices on your network won’t be able to view any YouTube content.
Note: Make sure you flush your dns settings between testing changes to avoid loading websites that have been cached already!

If you want to block entire categories of websites (e.g. media streaming, adverts), read about our list-based web-blocking feature.


Question about Web blocking and firewall function on 580?
Balance One - Local DNS issue
Question about Web blocking and firewall function on 580?
Diverting software updates to WAN 2
Question on Bandwidth Throttling
How can I block YouTube on cellular if it fails over from primary?
Force youtube
BR-1 bandwidth thottle, using too much data
#2

Hi Alan

As your blocking list on above I try do follow with you on Balance One Core can not block so please advise How to block these website


#3

Does it still work with https?


#4

We blocked based on URL. Hence, it will work with HTTPS.