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0003432: HAVP => no youtube videos from iphone & ipad - MantisBT
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0003432Endian FirewallProxy HTTPpublic2011-01-14 16:062021-01-21 23:13
0003432: HAVP => no youtube videos from iphone & ipad
When HAVP is enabled we are unable to see youtube videos with iphone or ipad.
when is disabled the problem disappears.

The issue is reproducible and the zone is indifferent (green/orange or blue).

I noticed testing this that the cause is havp but no error message in the log.

System tested was full up-to-date.
duplicate of 0000001feedback peter-endian Creating a backup results into a blank "Backup Sets" list 
Issue History
2011-01-14 16:06ardit-endianNew Issue
2011-01-14 16:06ardit-endianTag Attached: purple
2011-01-14 16:55ardit-endianCustomer Occurencies => 1
2011-01-15 13:26baldyNote Added: 0005478
2011-01-15 13:27baldyNote Edited: 0005478
2011-01-15 13:31baldyNote Edited: 0005478
2011-01-17 08:31ardit-endianNote Added: 0005479
2011-01-17 09:55ardit-endianNote Added: 0005480
2011-01-17 09:59ardit-endianNote Edited: 0005480
2011-02-07 08:29ra-endianAssigned To => peter-endian
2011-02-07 08:29ra-endianStatusnew => confirmed
2011-02-10 14:15ra-endianCategoryOther Services => Proxy HTTP
2011-02-11 08:43ardit-endianCustomer Occurencies1 => 4-6
2011-02-18 14:26ra-endianSeveritymajor => minor
2011-03-08 11:57diwodaNote Added: 0005877
2011-05-16 04:59timboauNote Added: 0006342
2011-05-24 12:28ardit-endianSeverityminor => major
2011-05-26 23:00baldyNote Added: 0006515
2011-06-02 10:18davezekingNote Added: 0006558
2012-03-27 12:08luca-endianNote Added: 0007767
2012-03-27 13:11luca-endianNote Added: 0007768
2012-06-07 22:10fqureshiNote Added: 0007906
2012-08-11 16:07LyveNote Added: 0008007
2012-08-13 08:13ardit-endianNote Added: 0008008
2012-11-28 14:22AnonymousStatusconfirmed => feedback
2013-03-11 08:41herbert-endianNote Added: 0008391
2021-01-21 23:13AnonymousNote Added: 0009181
2021-01-21 23:13AnonymousRelationship addedduplicate of 0000001
2021-01-21 23:13AnonymousStatusfeedback => resolved
2021-01-21 23:13AnonymousFixed in Version => future
2021-01-21 23:13AnonymousNote Added: 0009182
2021-01-21 23:13AnonymousStatusresolved => closed

2011-01-15 13:26   
(edited on: 2011-01-15 13:31)
Hi Ardit,

the option "SKIPMIME image/* video/* audio/*" should fix the problem.

Option should be added to /etc/havp/havp.conf
Not sure whether the file will be overwritten when the process restarts. [^]



2011-01-17 08:31   
Hi Baldy,

Actually, there is an Mime Type option in Access Policy rules but it is applicable only with "deny access"

We should try putting SKIPMIME image/* video/* audio/* to havp.conf.tmpl (this modification is permanent) and see if this solve the problem.

nice catch,

I hope that there will be a fix included in the next update.

2011-01-17 09:55   
(edited on: 2011-01-17 09:59)

Option not supported in havp 0.90 (currently installed in 2.4 enterprise), option available only with 0.92 and up*

Please note:

update also;

2011-03-08 11:57   
Sorry, but this bug is NOT minor at all !

Especially not in Hotspot Inviroments but also in everydays life! Just think about the immense number of iphone and ipad users!

Kindly request a FAST solution! (bypassing the proxy is no option because it is not possible to enter each MAC or IP Address manually...)
2011-05-16 04:59   
Has any progress been made with this.

I'm looking at deploying Endian as a firewall/proxy and everything was working perfectly until I deployed it and users started complaining about videos not streaming. It appears they are Flash videos that are not working.
Unfortunately this will be a deal breaker for me and I will have to look elsewhere. I'm happy to exclude the complete site from the proxy if necessary however that didnt seem to make any difference.

Could it be anything to do with RTMP Protocol?
2011-05-26 23:00   
Hi timboau,

Can you test this package and post back the results ?

From a ssh session: curl | sh

I have been testing this package for different reasons, but should fix your problem in combination with the /SKIPMIME option above.


2011-06-02 10:18   
Hi baldy,

I've been having the same issue with Youtube and HTML5 videos on the iPad, I tried your fixes (the update and SKIPMIME directive), this still didn't fix the issue.

After hours of messing around I've worked out that the RANGE command needs to be supported by the proxy in order to use pseudo HTTP Streaming on iOS.

If you add the following line to /etc/havp/havp.conf.tmpl:

RANGE true

And then save your changes via the web interface so the template is written into the live config file you should find that both the YouTube app and HTML5 videos in Safari now work.

In the end I commented out the SKIPMIME directive as this didn't seem to help and also seems less secure.


2012-03-27 12:08   
rpm -q havp

root@stan:/etc/havp # cat havp.conf | grep SK
SKIPMIME image/* video/* audio/*

Doesn't fix the problem..
2012-03-27 13:11   
rpm -q havp

root@stan:/etc/havp # cat havp.conf | grep RANGE
RANGE true

youtube and appstore on iphone works
2012-06-07 22:10   
I was facing the same issue. First I passsed the argument of "RANGE true" it didn't work. Then I checked the version of havp which is havp-0.92a-2.endian15.

Then I added SKIPMIME image/* video/* audio/*
everything is working as desired. Thus I am passing two arguments in havp.config.tmpl file

RANGE true
SKIPMIME image/* video/* audio/*
2012-08-11 16:07   
Thanks @fqureshi this fixed the problem for me, too.
2012-08-13 08:13   

yes the SKIPMIME will fix the issue but will also not scann any image, picture, audio for viruses.

Don't use this setting in critical environments where you rely on the antivirus for protecting your data.
2013-03-11 08:41   
Hi Guys,

I have a customer with the same issue on all of his Machines.
I gave him the workaroung with the information from Ardit, that he should pay attention.
When would this Bug be fixed?

Please let me know.

2021-01-21 23:13   
2021-01-21 23:13