FIX: https://mail.google.com

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FIX: https://mail.google.com


This article applies to:

  • R3000 
  • Product 2.x and up

Question: https for mail.google.com is slipping through the filter

  • Procedure:

Make sure you are blocking “Web-Based Email” in the profile, and https filtering level is set to “Medium”.  

 

Go to System>Control>Filter, HTTPS filtering to “Medium” with forward lookup to validate qualified dns checked.

 

That should handle the issue; you will receive a "page cannot be displayed" instead of the block page, because the filter cannot return a block page on encrypted traffic.

Notes:

Clear the cache on the browser before testing.

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Article ID: 13689
Last Modified: 4/29/2010
Type: FIX
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