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Diversion - Whitelist exemptions for google

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by xuv224, Dec 7, 2019.

  1. xuv224

    xuv224 New Around Here

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    I have added a few entries to the white list to allow google search results through. I added these:
    adservice.google.com
    adservices.google.com
    analytics.google.com
    googleadservices.com

    However, google results are still being blocked.
    It was suggested to simply add the main domain, google.com and the software will automatically find all related entries. When I try that, Diversion displayed some 200+ links to be added. Many of those appear fishy. It should not be necessary to allow all those entries just to be able to see Google results.

    Does anyone know what the correct whitelist entry (or entries) are?


    Thanks,
    Marco
     
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  2. bluepoint

    bluepoint Very Senior Member

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    Open diversion to follow log(f), filtered by block domain(3), then try a google search to see what's being blocked. Use the blocked entries to whitelist.
     
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  3. Andy1932

    Andy1932 Regular Contributor

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  4. xuv224

    xuv224 New Around Here

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    Thank you. The log showed that "googleadservices.com" was being blocked, which I had already previously whitelisted. But the message said that the request was denied by the "blocking list". So I went to the main menu and selected "b" for blocking list and then option 4 to update that list. After that completed, all issues were resolved.
     
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  5. bluepoint

    bluepoint Very Senior Member

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    The first time you added googleadservices.com to the whitelist you might have missed to process the whitelist. What was added to whitelist will not take effect until you process. Steps to add a domain to whitelist.
    a. el edit list
    b. 1 edit whitelist
    c. 1 add domain
    d. 3 process whitelist
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2019