Enforce Safety Mode for YouTube With Rawstream DNS

Rawstream allows you to enforce YouTube’s Safety Mode with Rawstream DNS. Millions of hours of video are uploaded to YouTube everyday. Most content is irrelevant but some content has educational value. Use Rawstream’s Safety Mode to remove mature content and content which has been age restricted from appearing in searches, playlists or related videos. Enforcing Safety mode for YouTube with Rawstream ..

Enabling Youtube while blocking streaming media using DNS

A comment support request is how to configure Rawstream Cloud DNS to allow access to Youtube while blocking the rest of the streaming media sites. Adding youtube.com to the Allow List is not enough. YouTube hosts videos and resources across a number of domains. Here is how to block streaming media sites while allowing access to ..

Mass Archiving Users

A small but handy update to mass archive users. A “Select all users” checkbox allows you to select all users. Previously Rawstream would mark user accounts as deleted. If a deleted user shows activity a new account is created for that user. This led to a discontinuity in reporting. We have now changed this behaviour: ..

Blocking Rawstream for Chrome Gmail Signins

The Rawstream for Chrome agent requires that users sign in using a Google account. The Google account can be either the organisation’s own account or a personal Gmail account. Organisations however may prefer that users do not sign in with their Gmail accounts. We have released an update enabling IT admins to block staff from ..

YouTube and TED Per-User Reporting

YouTube and TED Per-User Reporting

New feature just out for our Rawstream for Chrome users: Rawstream keeps a log of the videos seen by each user including the video’s title and time spent watching each video. The report show you the full set of videos and the total time spent watching each video for the selected day. To get a user’s log, simply select the user from ..

Enforce Google Safe Search for guest devices with Rawstream DNS

Rawstream allows you to enforce Google SafeSearch for all guest devices that connect to the network. Google SafeSearch helps schools and organizations avoid adult content from appearing in search results. SafeSearch is a useful tool and most organizations would want to enable it. SafeSearch For Guest Devices If you have a BYOD policy with devices connecting via ..

How to use Rawstream Content Filtering with Tanaza Cloud Managed WiFi hotspots

Tanaza provide affordable cloud managed wifi hotspots that are simple to use and work great. We are happy to announce that Tanaza now supports Rawstream’s DNS-based web filtering. Tanaza customers need to do the following simple steps: Create an account on Rawstream.com Go to Settings > Networks Click Add New Network For networks with static public IPs customers ..

Rawstream for Chromebooks – Support for public wifi hotspots

Rawstream for Chromebooks – Support for public wifi hotspots

The latest release of the Rawstream for ChromeOS Agent – version 3.0.8 is out – and we’ve included a key feature that you’ve been asking for! Rawstream for Chrome allows you to monitor web traffic for Chromebooks and other ChromeOS devices. Very handy for schools and businesses who are moving to a Google ecosystem. The agent works everywhere, including off-campus ..

Chromebook support for Irlen Syndrome

Chromebook support for Irlen Syndrome

If you, or someone you know, suffers from Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, also known as Irlen Syndrome, a member of our team has developed a Chrome extension that may help. Color Overlay is freely available on the Chrome Web Store. Color Overlay is a color filter which puts a tint on your browser to make text ..