Enforce Youtube Safety Mode
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Enforce Youtube Safety Mode


Article ID: 165715


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ProxySG Software - SGOS


Enable\enforce YouTube Safety mode using policy.

Enable\enforce YouTube Safesearch using policy.


NOTE:  For the latest Safe Search policy, see the ZIP file attached to knowledge article 000021435

To use policy to enable youtube Safety Mode, complete the following procedure.

  1. Navigate to the ProxySG Management Console: https://proxySG_IP:8082
  2. Go to Configuration -> Policy -> Policy Files
  3. In the Install Local File from  pulldown, select Text Editor.
  4. Click InstallEdit and Install the Local File window displays.
  5. Copy the following policy:
    ; === Safety Mode for YouTube ===
      <proxy BC_SafeSearch_YouTube_cookies>  url.domain=youtube.com
        request.header.cookie.exact="PREF=" action.BC_SafeSearch_YouTube_Cookie_Rewrite(yes) 
        request.header.cookie="PREF=" action.BC_SafeSearch_YouTube_Cookie_Rewrite1(yes) 

       define action BC_SafeSearch_YouTube_Cookie_Rewrite
              rewrite( request.header.Cookie, "PREF=", "PREF=f2=8000000" )
       define action BC_SafeSearch_YouTube_Cookie_Rewrite1
              rewrite( request.header.Cookie, "(PREF=[^,]+)", "$(1)&f2=8000000" )
       define action BC_SafeSearch_YouTube_Cookie_append
              append( request.header.Cookie, "PREF=f2=8000000" )
    ; === End of Safety Mode for YouTube ===
  6. Paste the policy into the Edit and Install the Local File window.
  7. Click Install

Note: This KB article was updated on 4/3/2020