How to block youtube firewall in sonicwall firewall

How to block youtube firewall in sonicwall firweall


Service objects and groups are included by default on SonicWALL devices to make firewall management easier. SonicWALL firewalls are used to make common programs and services (including such PC Anywhere, ShoreTel, VNC, and Yahoo Messenger) available to network users via functional departments and items.


The following steps can be taken to block YouTube through SonicWall firewall

Step 1: Log in to the SonicWall administration interface.

Step 2:Select Security Services > Content Filter from the drop-down menu. Step 3: To view the SonicWall Filter Properties box, click the Configure button under Content Filter Service.

Step 4: Check the box to enable it. HTTPS Content Filtering should be enabled.

Step 5: In the Custom List tab, add the website link for YouTube ( to the Forbidden Domains list. The host’s name can also be provided in a policy-based Custom List, depending on the CFS deployment.


SonicWall solutions are designed to fit the needs of your organization, whether it’s securing SaaS applications, enabling mobile and global workforce, or extending security into hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
Blocking YouTube with a SonicWALL Firewall

How to block YouTube access in Chrome through any firewall


Step 1: Go to the Firewall tab.

Step 2: To add a firewall rule, click + Add Firewall Rule.

Step 4: Fill in the following fields:
Block is the name of a type of block. Chrome is king on YouTube.
Action: Drop
Source Networks and Devices: ANY Source Zones: LAN
Zones of Destination: WAN
NETWORKS OF DESTINATIONS: ANY (or specify IP range or group used by Google)
Services: Make a brand-new service.
Protocol: UDP Destination Port 443, Source Port 1:65535

Step 5: Save the file.