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RM SafetyNet - Common URL requests for unfiltering
Published Date : 21 Mar 2012   Last Updated : 21 Dec 2017   Content Ref: TEC2602419  





Symptoms

When you try to access a website, the website gets blocked and a filter page is displayed.


Cause

A deny rule has been placed on a filter list which is applied to the school.


Procedure

How to unfilter a website
  1. Log on to your RM SafetyNet admin page.
  2. Select 'Web Access policy', Your Rules, New Web Rule.
  3. Type the URL (web address) of the site you wish to unblock. An example image is provided below. Please allow 5-10 minutes for the rule to be applied.
Screenshot showing an example of unblocking a website in the New Web Rule window

Sometimes you will have to add multiple rules to unblock a website, as the example of blocking youtube.com shows:

Example showing the need to add multiple rules


More Information

Common URLs

To block image searches on Google
Add a web and search rule to deny:

  • tbm=isch - Blocks image searches.
  • tbm=vid - Blocks video searches.
  • tbm=bsch - Block book searches.
  • tbm=nws - Blocks news searches.
  • tbm=shop - Blocks shopping searches.
  • tbm=flm - Blocks flight searches.

Pinterest
pinimg.com
uk.pinterest.com
pinterest.co.uk
pinterest.com

YouTube
youtube.com
ytimg.com
c.youtube.com
s.ytimg.com
s.youtube.com
googlevideo.com
i1.ytimg.com/*
ytimg.com/*
youtube.co.uk
m.youtube.com

Twitter
twitter.com
twimg.com
ma.twimg.com
twimg0-a.akamaihd.net
api.twitter.com
abs.twitter.com
pbs.twimg.com
mobile.twitter.com
platform.twitter.com
support.twitter.com

Windows® Live SkyDrive
secure.shared.live.com
secure.wlxrs.com
wlxrs.com

Windows Updates
windowsupdate.microsoft.com
v4.Windowsupdate.microsoft.com
download.windowsupdate.com
ntservicepack.microsoft.com
download.microsoft.com

Vimeo
vimeocdn.com
av.vimeo.com
player.vimeo.com
a.vimeocdn.com
vimeo.com

Facebook
facebook.com
fbcdn.net

Blogspot
blogspot.com
blogger.com

Hotmail
hotmail.com
secure.shared.live.com
login.live.com
mail.live.com

Gmail
mail.google.com
gmail.com

Yahoo mail
uk.mail.yahoo.com
l.yimg.com
mail.yimg.com

BT Yahoo mail
bt.yahoo.com
login.yahoo.com
s.yimg.com
login.yahoo.net

World Education Games
worldeducationgames.com
worldspellingday.com
worldmathsday.com
worldscienceday.com
3plearning.com
spellodrome.com
mathletics.com
intoscience.com
worldmathday.com
3plearning.com.au
3plearning.co.uk
mathletics.co.uk
mathletics.com.au
spellodrome.co.uk
spellodrome.com.au
cdngc.net
edgekey.net
akamaiedge.net

Adobe®
Adobe.com
Sun.com

Netviewer for Espresso Support
netviewer.co.uk
netviewer.com
netviewer.net
netviewer-s10.com

iTunes®
itunes.com
apple.com
mzstatic.com

Google Translate
webcache.googleusercontent.com
translate.google.*
translate.google.com
Note: This site maybe used as a proxy bypass, please check this before unblocking.

Spotify
embed.spotify.com
play.spotify.com
spotify.com

Nessy.com
learn.nessy.com
play.nessy.com
cdn.nessy.com
marketing.nessy.com

SIMS - Teacher App
simsteachermanagement.co.uk
simsteacherappactivation.co.uk
setup.capita-sims.co.uk
simsmobile.servicebus.windows.net
capitacloudplatform.co.uk

SIMS - Hosted
hosted.sims.co.uk
simsgateway.cloudapp.net
id.sims.co.uk
sts.sims.co.uk

Google Drive
*.c.docs.google.com
*.docs.google.com
*.drive.google.com
*.googleapis.com
*.googleusercontent.com
*.gstatic.com
accounts.google.com
apis.google.com
client-channel.google.com
clients.google.com
docs.google.com
drive.google.com
gg.google.com
googledrive.com
lh.google.com
s.ytimg.com
script.google.com
sheets.google.com
slides.google.com
ssl.google-analytics.com
talk.google.com
video.google.com
www.google.com

Google Chrome
dl.google.com/*
google.com/dl/*
*.gvt1.com
tools.google.com/service/update2
clients2.google.com
update.googleapis.com/service/update2

Outlook app
*.acompli.net
outlook.office365.com
sdfpilot.outlook.com
graph.windows.net
api.office.com
secure.aadcdn.microsoftonline-p.com
login.windows.net
login.windows-ppe.net
com.microsoft.office.outlook.dev
go.microsoft.com
mam.manage.microsoft.com
vortex.data.microsoft.com
login.microsoftonline.com
outlook.office.com
login.windows.net
login.live.com
auth.gfx.ms
account.live.com
graph.microsoft.com
apis.live.net
accounts.google.com
mail.google.com
www.googleapis.com
api.login.yahoo.com
social.yahooapis.com
www.dropbox.com
api.dropboxapi.com
app.box.com
m.facebook.com
graph.facebook.com
www.evernote.com
www.wunderlist.com
a.wunderlist.com

Snapchat
snapchat.com
feelinsonice.appspot.com
feelinsonice-hrd.appspot.com
appspot.l.google.com
appspot.l.google.com
data.flurry.com

Instagram URLs
photos-f.ak.instagram.com
scontent-b.cdninstagram.com
distilleryimage4.ak.instagram.com
scontent-a.cdninstagram.com
images.ak.instagram.com
photos-h.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-prn
scontent-a.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-frc
photos-e.ak.instagram.com

Microsoft OneDrive
*.onedrive.com
onedrive.live.com
login.live.com
spoprod-a.akamaihd.net
*.mesh.com
p.sfx.ms
*.microsoft.com
fabric.io
*.crashlytics.com
vortex.data.microsoft.com
posarprodcssservice.accesscontrol.windows.net
redemptionservices.accesscontrol.windows.net
token.cp.microsoft.com/
tokensit.cp.microsoft-tst.com/
*.office.com
*.officeapps.live.com
*.aria.microsoft.com
*.mobileengagement.windows.net
*.branch.io
*.adjust.com
*.servicebus.windows.net
vas.samsungapps.com
odc.officeapps.live.com
login.windows.net
login.microsoftonline.com

Google Expeditions
tour-repo.appspot.com

Google.co.uk
google.co.uk/images
google.co.uk/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi
google.co.uk/url?sa

Google Hangouts
chatenabled.mail.google.com
talkgadget.google.com
talk.google.com
talkx.l.google.com
hangouts.google.com
mtalk.google.com
plus.google.com

Microsoft Teams
config.edge.skype.com
*.config.skype.com2
*.pipe.skype.com
*.pipe.aria.microsoft.com
pipe.skype.com
s-0001.s-msedge.net
s-0004.s-msedge.net
scsquery-ss-us.trafficmanager.net
scsquery-ss-eu.trafficmanager.net
scsquery-ss-asia.trafficmanager.net
*.teams.skype.com
*.teams.microsoft.com
teams.microsoft.com
*.conv.skype.com
*.asm.skype.com
*.cc.skype.com
*.msg.skype.com
*.dc.trouter.io
prod.registrar.skype.com
prod.tpc.skype.com
*.lync.com
*.infra.lync.com
*.online.lync.com
*.resources.lync.com
*.skypeforbusiness.com
skypemaprdsitus.trafficmanager.net
swx.cdn.skype.com
latest-swx.cdn.skype.com
*.sfbassets.com
skypegraph.skype.com
*.giphy.com

Trend Micro anti-virus solution
*.trendmicro.com
trendmicro.com
wfbs90-p.activeupdate.trendmicro.com
wfbs-svc-emea-aal.trendmicro.com

Parent Pay
pay24-7.com
parentpay.com
158.58.167.*

Java
*.oracle.com
oracle.com*
*.java.com
java.com*

Google Maps
google.com/maps
google.co.uk/maps
maps.google.com
maps.google.co.uk



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