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Block Facebook Games

Applicable Version: 10.00 onwards

Scenario

Block access to Facebook Games using Web Filter Policy.

Configuration

The entire configuration is to be done from Cyberoam Web Admin Console using profile having read-write administrative rights for relevant feature(s).

Step 1: Create a Custom Web Category

Create a Custom Web Category consisting of apps.facebook.com. To create a web category, go to Web Filter > Category > Category and click Add to create a new category.
 
 

 

  

Include apps.facebook.com in the category, as shown below.
 
 

 

 

Click OK to save category.

Step 3: Create Web Filter Policy to Block Facebook Games

Go to Web Filter > Policy >Policy and click Add to create a new Web Filter Policy named BlockFacebookGames.
 
 
 
 

 

 

Click OK to save the Policy.

Step 4: Configure Rules for Web Filter Policy

Select the Policy ‘BlockFacebookGames’ created in step 3 and click Add to add the Web Filter Policy Rule according to following parameters.
 
 

 

 

Parameter

Value

Description

Category Type

Web Category

Select Category Type for which the rule is to be added.

Category

FacebookGames

You can also search the category name from the search text box provided.

HTTP Action

HTTPS Action

Deny

Select HTTP and HTTPS action.

Schedule

All the time

Select the Schedule for categories selected.

 

 

Click Add to add the rule.
 
 

  

Click OK to save changes to the policy. 

Step 5: Apply Policy to Firewall Rule or User/User Group

Firewall Rule

 

You can apply the policy through a Firewall Rule such that it is applied on all traffic that hits on that rule. Make sure you keep HTTPS scanning enabled to block HTTPS-based Facebook Games. To create a Firewall Rule, go to Firewall > Rule > Rule and click Add. As shown below, apply the Policy created in step 1.
 
 

 

 Click OK to create the Firewall Rule.
 
 

Note:

 

When you enable HTTPS scanning,the web browsers prompt a warning message if the Certificate Authority (CA) for the certificate used by the Cyberoam SSL inspection is not known by the browser. For this, install the SSL CA Certificate in your browser. Refer to the article SSL CA Certificate Installation Guide for details.


 

User/User Group

 

You can apply the rule to individual users or user groups. Here, as an example we have applied the rule on a user named John Smith. To apply the policy on an individual user, go to Identity > Users > Users and select the user on whom policy is to be applied, i.e., John Smith. As shown below, apply the Policy created in step 1.
 
 

 

 

Click OK to apply policy on the user.

 

 

 



                                                                                                                                                                                       Document Version: 1.0 – 14/10/2013

 

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