cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
cancel
634
Views
5
Helpful
3
Replies

Blocking netflix on Firepower running FTD

spfister336
Beginner
Beginner

We have a Firepower 4115 that we just recently migrated from ASA to FTD. We are looking to block netflix. We don't yet have the licensing in place to do URL filtering, so we have defined a netflix.com FQDN object and have an access list rule to block that. This seems to only work part of the time. We believe it was working correctly under ASA. Is it possible to block netflix at the firewall without URL filtering?

3 Replies 3

Mike.Cifelli
VIP Advisor VIP Advisor
VIP Advisor

Since the FQDN option is hit or miss for your scenario I would recommend testing the block via application filters.  If you edit your ACP go to applications tab and search for Netflix.  There should already be Cisco provided Netflix filters.  HTH!

carstenlymann1
Beginner
Beginner

I think you need URL license to do it proberly.. And i think the reason you see the block with fqdn netflix.com only works part of the time, is if users go to netflix.yyy then your acl wont block it. I dont know if you can do a wildcard fqdn in your access list so netflix.* and problably you should do *netflix.* if possible.

Please remember to select a correct answer and rate helpful posts
/ Carsten

Sheraz.Salim
VIP Advisor VIP Advisor
VIP Advisor

you can also use the Security Intelligence Lists and Feeds  

Security Intelligence functionality requires the Threat license (for FTD devices) or the Protection license (all other device types).

Security Intelligence lists and feeds are collections of IP addresses, domain names, and URLs that you can use to quickly filter traffic that matches an entry on a list or feed.

 

 

you can use the Application filtering as mentioned but To add more into this you can create a text file and get the ip addresses for the netflix by using DNS.

for example

my laptop show nslookup netflix as,

Name: netflix.com
Addresses: 2a05:d018:76c:b683:a2cd:4240:8669:6d4
2a05:d018:76c:b685:e8ab:afd3:af51:3aed
2a05:d018:76c:b684:8ab7:ac02:667b:e863
3.251.50.149
54.155.178.5
54.74.73.31

 

which ever geo location you in you do nslookup and upload the file (if you using FMC) go to objects-->security intelligence-->network list and feeds--->Add network list and feeds---> here a pop up will appear called it any name you want in "Type" call your text file and upload it.

 

now go back to your ACP. you will see these tabs,

netflix.PNG

please do not forget to rate.
Getting Started

Find answers to your questions by entering keywords or phrases in the Search bar above. New here? Use these resources to familiarize yourself with the community:

Recognize Your Peers