Saturday, June 03, 2006

URL Paths

I mainly use the URL Paths function of the HTTP Proxy for blocking file extensions. Here is a list of extension that I deny:


Notice that the file extension *.com is missing. I hope you can guess why.
You can also use the URL Path function for some more advanced filtering. I use it to prevent my users from turning off the safe search for google image search.

Rule name: Google_images_Safe_Search_Off
Pattern match:*/*safe=off*


Anonymous Jon Cavallo said...

You can put *.com in the URL Paths. You need to enter it as [/*.com]

I use the /*.x convention on all my extension blocking. This helps prevent them from wildcarding some other part of a complex url.

8:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

IS there a way to do bulk import your definitions? it will take a while to key them in one by one.

thanks great site.

6:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

anonymous...I'm afraid not.


5:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

by the way, some of you might find the following URL useful, which provides a nice list of unsafe file extensions and a few regex rules at the end.


6:17 AM  
Blogger Akki said...


The list provided here is for the sites or the subdirectories within the site.

I mean

if i enter *.pif in URL paths

Which will be denied access or google.pif

8:15 AM  
Blogger samvv said...

so using this way can i allow all users to brows internet but no body cannot download any thing ,or tell me how to do it

8:46 AM  
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