How To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall

In the last article we learned, ‘How To Block Websites in Cyberoam Firewall‘, you can not use the ‘Web Filter’ policy to block YouTube, for that you have to use the ‘Application Filter‘ policy. Web filter policy does not block ‘YouTube’ because it is based on an application (HTTPS). Today we will learn how to block YouTube in Cyberoam firewall. In most offices, Employees are watching videos on youtube and ending Internet data. So blocking youtube is extremely important.

How To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall

How To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall

Follow Steps To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall:

To block YouTube Website, first, enter Cyberoam’s IP address in the web browser and log in by entering the firewall’s username and password.

How To Block Websites in Cyberoam Firewall

Cyberoam login

Now you can add Application Filter Policy to block YouTube. After Cyberoam login, go to the Application Filter tab and click on the Policy option. After clicking on the policy option, click on the Add button.

How To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall

Application Filter Policy

Now name the policy and click on ok. I have named the policy ‘block-youtube‘. After applying the policy, add the application. Click on the Add tab to add the application.

How To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall

Add Policy and Application

So select the application which you want to block. Just select the YouTube search as you are going to block youtube.

How To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall

Select Application

Add Rule in the Firewall after creating Application Policy. Add Application Policy to rule. I will add block-youtube application policy to a Firewall.

How To Block YouTube In Cyberoam Firewall

Add Firewall Rule


Also Read – Cyberoam Firewall Tricks and Tips.

»How To Block Websites in Cyberoam Firewall.

»How To Block URL for Specific User

»Amazing YouTube Tricks,Hacks & Features Everyone Should Know.


In this way, you can block the YouTube website from Cyberoam. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

Mangesh Dhulap

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