Tutorial Block Facebook access using MikroTik

This is a tutorial on how to block Facebook access using a proxy. Are you ready to try to block Facebook by using a Mikrotik intermediary tutorial on IDNetworks.

How to block Facebook access using a Mikrotik ?
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How to block Facebook access using a Mikrotik?

For the first, we have to create filter rules for capturing Facebook packages.

Firewall -> Filter – Rules.

In the firewall -> filter-rules -> general we need to setup.
chain: forward.
In interfaces: bridge-wifi (adjust to your wifi or lan network interface).

capturing facebook packet
firewall -> filter-rules -> general

In the firewall -> filter-rules -> advanced that we need to setup.
content: facebook.

content capturing facebook access
firewall -> filter-rules -> advanced

In the firewall -> filter-rules -> action we need to setup.
Action: add etc. to the address list.
Address List: fb-list.

Action capturing facebook access
firewall -> filter-rules -> action

Filter-rules results that we have created will appear automatically in the Firewall -> Address List.

view dinamic address lists
Address list

The second is creating filter rules to block Facebook packages

On the firewall -> filter-rules -> general.
chain: forward.
In interfaces: bridge-wifi.

firewall drop facebook access
firewall -> filter-rules -> general

On the firewall -> filter-rules -> advanced
Dst. address list: fb-list

firewall distination block facebook access
firewall -> filter-rules -> advanced

On the firewall -> filter-rules -> action
Action: drop

block facebook access
firewall -> filter-rules -> action

For this configuration, we can block other sites, just adjust the content. Thank you for reading about how to block Facebook using mikrotik. Good luck.

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