Delete custom categories in web filter

hi i have had an issue of my own making a while ago i added a long list of urls for whitelisting to create a category i dont need it now and it slows down the reloading of squid if i make changes how can i remove them

It should work to delete the categories in the web UI:

The categories are stored in contentfilter database, see docs. To list them just enter:

db contentfilter show

Remove the category on CLI, you may need to remove filters and profiles that include the category too:

db contentfilter delete Testcategory
db contentfilter delete testprofile
db contentfilter delete testprofilefilter

Apply config:

signal-event nethserver-squidguard-save


thanks @mrmarkuz for some reason i dont have the edit buton or the 3 dots it just lists the urls the cmds should work though

this is how mine looks like

db contentfilter show
Youtube Allowed=category
    Description=Allowed Youtube Videos

Edit: i think i figured out what i did i must have added the category through the profile not the filter and that i added a space in the category

Update: i think it may be related to proxy blacklist doesnt work
so i just need to figure out how to remove the space

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Probably fairly basic but just in case anyone had the same issue heres how i fixed it

  1. cd /var/squidGuard/blacklists/custom

  2. rmdir -Rf "your catagory"

  3. db contentfilter delete "Youtube Allowed"

  4. signal-event nethserver-squidguard-save

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