I have a web filter that blocks streaming media and download on the fortiguard catergory based filter. However, I have permitted access to youtube under the url filter using both allow and exempt actions yet it doesn't work-(fortinet still blocks access to this). How can this be fixed? It appears that despite there been a hit for the static url filter the firewall still proceeds to send the traffic to the fortiguard category based filter for inspection which would obviously block the traffic
Are you using deep-inspection or certificate-inspection ? If you are using certificate inspection, it could be due to the SNI mis-match, can you try disabling ""block-invalid-hostname" option in webfilter profile" and test?
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