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In networking, filters are types of software that can analyze and classify network traffic by its detected content, and make routing and traffic shaping changes to the traffic based on a set of predefined rules. Open Mesh devices, as well as the Datto Networking Appliance, use the following filter definitions to classify traffic:

Filter Name Group Notes
bittorrent P2P filters only unencrypted bittorrent traffic
dcpp P2P protocol filter for direct connect
ftp P2P protocol filter
dropbox onlinebackup SSL-name filter
dropbox_lansync onlinebackup LAN local dropbox traffic (port 17500)
ibackup onlinebackup protocol filter
icloud onlinebackup HTTP filter for icloud.com and used amazon AWS servers
backblaze onlinebackup SSL-name filter
mozy onlinebackup SSL-name filter
onedrive onlinebackup HTTP filter for Microsoft OneDriver Cloud Storage domains
ultrashare webfilesharing HTTP filter for *.ultrashare.com
filefactory webfilesharing HTTP filter for *.filefactory.com
gamefront webfilesharing HTTP filter for *.gamefront.com
massmirror webfilesharing HTTP filter for *.massmirror.com
uploadcom webfilesharing SSL-name filter for cnet.com
downloadcom webfilesharing HTTP filter for *.cnet.com
thepiratebay webfilesharing SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.thepiratebay.se (note: main traffic will be done via bittorrent)
torrentzeu webfilesharing SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.torrentz.eu (note: main traffic will be done via bittorrent)
4shared webfilesharing SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.4shared.com
easynews webfilesharing SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.easynews.com
mediafire webfilesharing HTTP filter for *.mediafire.com
youtube web2.0 filters for content and RTMPE stream from youtube/ytimg.com
googlesocial web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.gstatic.com, *.googleusercontent.com, *ggpht.com - covers different google services, including picasa
flickr web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.flickr.com, *.staticflickr.com
smugmug web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.smugmug.com
imgurcom web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.imgur.com
photobucketcom web2.0 HTTP filter for *.pbsrc.com, *.photobucket.com
imageshack web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.imgshack.com
imgly web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.img.ly, HTTP GET */imgly_production
instagram web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter *.instagr.am, *.instagram.com
tumblr web2.0 HTTP filter for tumblr.com and CDN network
yfrog web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter *.yfrag.com
yelp web2.0 HTTP filter *.yelp. *, *.yelpcdn.com
twitter web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.twitter.com, *.twimg.com
facebook web2.0 SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.facebook.com, *.fbcdn.net
skype voip special kernel module, skype connections cannot be identified in the first packets. This makes the detection rather slow and less usable for blocking. Skype will detect the block after a while and create a new connection using a different method. This connection will work some seconds until it is again classified as skype
vocera voip port filter for portrange 5300-5400 - WARNING untested due to lack of proprietary devices
teamspeak voip protocol filter
ventrilo voip protocol filter
sip voip layer 7 filter for SIP signaling (works on all ports), Limitation: RTP streams (audio data) are only associated to SIP if the SIP signaling was on port 5060 (standard IANA port for SIP)
yahoomail email SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.mail.yahoo. *
googlemail email SSL-name filter for mail.google.com
hotmail email SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.mail.live.com
hostbasedemail email port filter for typical SMTP/POP3/IMAP ports: 143,993,25,465,587,110,995
ign gaming SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.ign.com
miniclip gaming SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.miniclip.com
gamespot gaming SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.gamespot.com and *.gamespotcdn.com
bigfishgames gaming SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.bigfishgames.com and *.bigfishsites.com
zynga gaming SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.zynga.com and *.zgncdn.com
pogo gaming SSL-name and HTTP filter for *.pogo.com
xboxlive gaming protocol filter and game downloads
steam gaming steam downloads, store and social content
battlenet gaming port based filter and game downloads
playstation gaming port based filter and game downloads
speedtestnet speedtest filter matching speedtest.net bandwidth test (and similar sites using the same infrastructure)
wikipedia webpop Filter for Wikipedia/Mediawiki content
google webpop Filter for other google pages like maps.google.com or google.com
aboutcom webpop Filter matching about.com (without videos)
askcom webpop Filter matching ask.com
wikileaks webpop Filter matching the wikileaks main page (not the mirrors)
ebay webpop Filters official ebay website (does not include content from users stored on random, external servers)
linkedin webpop  
wordpresscom webpop Filter for the content from wordpress.com (not user content from external servers)
wordpressorg webpop Filter for the content from wordpress.org (not blogs based on the wordpress.org CMS)
adserver webpop HTTP domain filter for domains which are known to only serve advertisement
amazon webpop Filter for the amazon shop with music and video filter (not the webservices and cloud)
bing webpop Filter for the Microsoft Bing search and map tools
yahoo webpop Filter for the Yahoo portal website (some subpages may not be supported)
msn webpop Filter for the MSN portal website (some subpages may not be supported)
blogger webpop Filter for the content from blogspot.com (not user content from external servers) and the admin website blogger.com
ustream media Filter for the content from ustream.tv (see rtmp_ustream for the RTMP content)
rtmp_ustream media Filter for the RTMP streams of ustream.tv
rhapsody media Filter for the content from rhapsody.com (see rtmp_rhapsody for the RTMP content)
rtmp_rhapsody media Filter for the RTMP streams of rhapsody.com
xfinity media Filter for the content from xfinitytv.comcast.net (see rtmp_xfinity for the RTMP content)
showtime media Filter for the content from Showtime and Showtime Anytime
rtmp_xfinity media Filter for the RTMP streams directly from xfinitytv.comcast.net (this doesn't include content from third party content like hulu)
livestream media Filter for the content from livestream.com (see rtmp_livestream for the RTMP content)
rtmp_livestream media Filter for the RTMP streams of livestream.com
http_audio fallback Filter for audio files send over HTTP
http_video fallback Filter for video files send over HTTP
brightcove media filters for video stream CDN service brightcove
shoutcast media Radio streams sent through the HTTP IceCast/Shoutcast server
spotify media Filter for content from spotify.com (does not include the data sent between the clients in the secret P2P protocol)
itunes media Filter for content from itunes.apple.com and HTTP requests from the iTunes client
bliptv media Filter for content from blip.tv
dailymotion media Filter for content from dailymotion.com
hulu media Filter for content from hulu.com (see rtmp_hulu for the RTMPE content)
rtmp_hulu media Filter for the RTMPE streams of hulu.com
lastfm media Filter for content from last.fm
pandora media Filter for content from pandora.com
rdio media Filter for content and RTMPE streams from rd.io
soundcloud media Filter for content from soundcloud.com
vimeo media Filter for content from vimeo.com
netflix media Filter for content from netflix
amazonmusic media Filter for content streamed over Amazon Prime Music
amazonvideo media Filter for content streamed over US Amazon Prime Video
sctp fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "Stream Control Transmission Protocol" (automatically added as fallback filter)
ah fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "IPSec Authentication Header" (automatically added as fallback filter)
esp fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "IPSec Encapsulating Security Payload" (automatically added as fallback filter)
icmp fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "Internet Control Message Protocol" (automatically added as fallback filter)
udplite fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "Lightweight User Datagram Protocol" (automatically added as fallback filter)
udp fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "User Datagram Protocol" (automatically added as fallback filter)
tcp fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "Transmission Control Protocol" (automatically added as fallback filter)
quic fallback filter matching the layer 4+ protocol "Quick UDP Internet Connections" (automatically added as fallback filter)
igmp fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "Internet Group Management" (automatically added as fallback filter)
gre fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "General Routing Encapsulation" (automatically added as fallback filter)
ipip fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "IP-within-IP Encapsulation Protocol" (automatically added as fallback filter)
l2tp fallback filter matching the layer 4 protocol "Layer Two Tunneling Protocol" (automatically added as fallback filter)
nytimes news filter matching webpage nytimes.com
techcrunch news filter matching webpage TechCrunch
gizmodo news filter matching webpage Gizmodo.com
sinacomcn news filter matching webpage sina.com.cn
foxnews news filter matching webpage Fox News
cnn news filter matching webpage CNN.com
turner news filter matching content shared between Turner webpages (CNN, ...)
webcam media Detect video stream from FOSCAM IP cameras
twitchtv media Detect archived video and website of twitch.tv
hbogo media Detect content (website, videos) from hbogo.com
rtmp media Detect video transfers which are using known RTMP formats
facetime media filter matching TURN (video, media and sip in one UDP stream) of facetime
adserver webpop Filter matching well known advertisement server of HTTP and HTTPS (SNI) traffic

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