URL Rewrite - any update in new PanOS 4.1?

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L1 Bithead

I will echo Mr Graves post, I also need this as the redirect to a block page may work but is not a solution for the age range we have.

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L1 Bithead

I'm looking for this feature too. I was really hopeful for this in v.5, but it doesn't look like it's there, unless I missed something.

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L1 Bithead

I also need this feature; Either a URL rewrite or a way to redirect google, bing and youtube searches to the "safe" versions of these systems through applications or other methods.

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L1 Bithead

I am also in need of URL rewrite to address the YoutubeEDU issue.  Come on guys, at least provide an update to why you are not providing this feature.

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L1 Bithead

Also in need of rewrite and encouraged other school districts in my vicinity to Request feature through SE. That was about a year ago...

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L0 Member

I am also in need of this for our School District.

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L1 Bithead

I've been asking for this since we purchased our PA-2020.  Is this actually on a road map?  Are there any ballpark ETAs?

This is a large issue for us since Google decided to default to safe search being off, and without naming them, other companies are much quicker to add support for forcing safesearch and youtube for schools (with many already having the feature in the first place!).

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L6 Presenter

Have you tried contacting the appid team and what was their response?

http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/tools/

Even if PA doesnt support rewriting then it should still be possible to use appid to handle these safesearches. Specially with PANOS 5.0 who have done some work regarding appid dependencies (that is lets say you have a "google-safesearch" - instead of only looking at the url this appid could first allow a regular visit to google pages but then that the search result must be with safesearch in order to let through - the problem here might be on how to notify the users that they should enable safesearch before they can use the searchengine (since you can only have one blockpage today)).

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L1 Bithead

There is a custom app, but having discussed this with SLT, it's not an option to block default searches until the user manually enables safe search (we have also enquired regarding different block pages!).

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Not applicable

Still waiting for URL re-write feature, too.  And I have placed the request with our rep.

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