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Video Filter

Video filter XML configurations are contained in the <videofilter></videofilter> tags:

<forticlient_configuration>
	<videofilter>
		<youtube>
			<advanced>
				<safe_search>
					<enabled>0</enabled>
					<restriction_level>moderate</restriction_level>
				</safe_search>
				<channels>
					<channel>
						<id>BTSport</id>
						<comments/>
						<action>deny</action>
					</channel>
				</channels>
				<enabled>1</enabled>
				<videos>
					<video>
						<name>blocked_video</name>
						<link>youtube.com/watch?v=m2YJ7aR25P0</link>
						<comments/>
						<action>deny</action>
					</video>
				</videos>
				<hide_comments>0</hide_comments>
			</advanced>
			<category>
				<enabled>1</enabled>
			</category>
		</youtube>
		<fortiguard>
			<action_when_unavailable>allow</action_when_unavailable>
			<restrict_services_to_regions>USA<restrict_services_to_regions>
		</fortiguard>
		<categories>
			<category>
				<id>0</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>1</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>2</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>3</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>4</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>5</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>6</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>7</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>8</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>9</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>10</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
		</categories>
		<enabled>0</enabled>
	</videofilter>
<forticlient_configuration>

The following table provides the XML tags for web filter, as well as the descriptions and default values where applicable.

XML tag

Description

Default value

<enabled>

Enable video filter. This feature is only available for Windows endpoints. This feature requires web filtering and<webfilter><profiles><profile><webbrowser_plugin> to be enabled. This feature is only available for FortiClient (Windows) endpoints.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

<youtube><advanced> elements

<enabled>

Enable advanced settings for YouTube filtering.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

<safe_search>

When enabling Safe Search, you can configure the restriction level to strict or moderate. This setting affects the content that endpoint users can access via YouTube.

You can enable Safe Search on the Video Filter and Web Filter profiles. When Safe Search is enabled on both profiles, the more restrictive settings are applied to YouTube.

<channels>

Configure access for a specific YouTube channel. In the <id> element, enter the YouTube channel ID. In the <action> field, enter the desired action for the channel.

If you block access to a channel and allow access to a specific video that belongs to the blocked channel, FortiClient blocks access to the video. The action configured for the channel overrides the action configured for the specific video.

<videos>

Configure access for a specific YouTube video. In the <link> element,enter the video URL in the format: youtube.com/watch?v=<video ID>. In the <action> field, enter the desired action for the video.

<hide_comments>

Hide YouTube comments from end users.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

<youtube><category>

?

<fortiguard> elements

<action_when_unavailable>

Configure an action for FortiClient to take for YouTube videos when it cannot reach the FortiGuard server.

<restrict_services_to_regions>

Configure the FortiGuard server location. FortiClient connects to FortiGuard to query for URL ratings.

You can enter USA to configure the FortiGuard U.S. server. Otherwise, FortiClient uses the global FortiGuard server.

The URLs connected to for each server location are as follows:

  • Global: fctguard.fortinet.net

  • U.S.: fctusguard.fortinet.net

0

<categories>

For each category, configure the desired action. The following lists available categories and their IDs:

  • Not Rated: 0
  • Business: 1
  • Entertainment: 2
  • Games: 3
  • Knowledge: 4
  • Lifestyle: 5
  • Music: 6
  • News: 7
  • People: 8
  • Society: 9
  • Sports: 10

Video filter XML configurations are contained in the <videofilter></videofilter> tags:

<forticlient_configuration>
	<videofilter>
		<youtube>
			<advanced>
				<safe_search>
					<enabled>0</enabled>
					<restriction_level>moderate</restriction_level>
				</safe_search>
				<channels>
					<channel>
						<id>BTSport</id>
						<comments/>
						<action>deny</action>
					</channel>
				</channels>
				<enabled>1</enabled>
				<videos>
					<video>
						<name>blocked_video</name>
						<link>youtube.com/watch?v=m2YJ7aR25P0</link>
						<comments/>
						<action>deny</action>
					</video>
				</videos>
				<hide_comments>0</hide_comments>
			</advanced>
			<category>
				<enabled>1</enabled>
			</category>
		</youtube>
		<fortiguard>
			<action_when_unavailable>allow</action_when_unavailable>
			<restrict_services_to_regions>USA<restrict_services_to_regions>
		</fortiguard>
		<categories>
			<category>
				<id>0</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>1</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>2</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>3</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>4</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>5</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>6</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>7</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>8</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>9</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
			<category>
				<id>10</id>
				<action>allow</action>
			</category>
		</categories>
		<enabled>0</enabled>
	</videofilter>
<forticlient_configuration>

The following table provides the XML tags for web filter, as well as the descriptions and default values where applicable.

XML tag

Description

Default value

<enabled>

Enable video filter. This feature is only available for Windows endpoints. This feature requires web filtering and<webfilter><profiles><profile><webbrowser_plugin> to be enabled. This feature is only available for FortiClient (Windows) endpoints.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

<youtube><advanced> elements

<enabled>

Enable advanced settings for YouTube filtering.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

<safe_search>

When enabling Safe Search, you can configure the restriction level to strict or moderate. This setting affects the content that endpoint users can access via YouTube.

You can enable Safe Search on the Video Filter and Web Filter profiles. When Safe Search is enabled on both profiles, the more restrictive settings are applied to YouTube.

<channels>

Configure access for a specific YouTube channel. In the <id> element, enter the YouTube channel ID. In the <action> field, enter the desired action for the channel.

If you block access to a channel and allow access to a specific video that belongs to the blocked channel, FortiClient blocks access to the video. The action configured for the channel overrides the action configured for the specific video.

<videos>

Configure access for a specific YouTube video. In the <link> element,enter the video URL in the format: youtube.com/watch?v=<video ID>. In the <action> field, enter the desired action for the video.

<hide_comments>

Hide YouTube comments from end users.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

<youtube><category>

?

<fortiguard> elements

<action_when_unavailable>

Configure an action for FortiClient to take for YouTube videos when it cannot reach the FortiGuard server.

<restrict_services_to_regions>

Configure the FortiGuard server location. FortiClient connects to FortiGuard to query for URL ratings.

You can enter USA to configure the FortiGuard U.S. server. Otherwise, FortiClient uses the global FortiGuard server.

The URLs connected to for each server location are as follows:

  • Global: fctguard.fortinet.net

  • U.S.: fctusguard.fortinet.net

0

<categories>

For each category, configure the desired action. The following lists available categories and their IDs:

  • Not Rated: 0
  • Business: 1
  • Entertainment: 2
  • Games: 3
  • Knowledge: 4
  • Lifestyle: 5
  • Music: 6
  • News: 7
  • People: 8
  • Society: 9
  • Sports: 10