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I have installed ccproxy server and have setup firefox to use this proxy server. Now I am trying out different features of proxy server. For testing purpose, I want to check blocking of stackoverflow.com site. I create a webfilter and edit the client account to use this web filter. Still, I can access this site.

Filter snapshot is:

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Account snapshot is:

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And I know that requests are going thru proxy because my accesses are reflected in monitor tab. and I don't think that it is because of caching, because I am able to ask questions etc as well. and I have restarted the proxy after configuration.

Please let me know, what might be going wrong.

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I haven't used this program before but the usage for Forbidden URL suggests that you should be putting something other than http:// in there. So try leaving that blank, and making sure the user is definitely coming in through 192.168.2.75 –  ta.speot.is Jul 9 '11 at 12:34
    
@todda : ok, I left it as blank but still I can access the site. –  p2pnode Jul 9 '11 at 12:37
    
You really want to block Stack Overflow? –  Sathya Jul 9 '11 at 12:59
    
like I said in question, for testing purpose... –  p2pnode Jul 9 '11 at 13:21
    
Also, I assume that applying the web filter is literally a FILTER onto this rule. But your rule doesn't block anything? Maximum Connections: -1 is equal to unlimited connections. –  ta.speot.is Jul 9 '11 at 22:50

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It works for my by specifying a text file in the site filter field (instead of the site directly in the field like you have it). Then inside of the text file you list out your desired blocked sites. One per line. Semicolon at end of the site name.

Example:

Point site filter field at C:\blacklist.txt

Inside blacklist.txt have the following

*.facebook.com;
*.youtube.com;
*.netflix.com;
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