Instructions on blocking Snapchat for all users or a chosen group of users in your school or organization.
I need to block Snapchat for users at my organization, how do I do this with the Smoothwall web filter?
First create a new category in Guardian > Policy Objects > Categories with a logical name such as ‘Snapchat’.
To block Snapchat you need to block the sites and addresses used by Snapchat:
Create or edit a custom block category – see https://help.smoothwall.net/Latest/Content/modules/guardian3/cgi-bin/guardian/customcategory.htm
Add the following addresses and URL’s to the category:
Either create a block policy, or add the above category to an existing block policy. See https://help.smoothwall.net/Latest/Content/modules/guardian3/cgi-bin/guardian/filteringpolicywiz.htm
Next, create a block policy under Guardian > Web filter > Manage policies
•Who: Everyone *
•Where: Everywhere *
•* Change as appropriate