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RE: block internet at two workstations :VSMail mx1
From: "Lisa LAFLEUR" <LLafleu () firstfedamerica com>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2003 14:30:29 -0400

Another simple solution, but if the only issue is that they are surfing
the internet too much on company time, remove their browser software. 

Lisa B. Lafleur, CNE, CISSP
Data Security Administrator
FIRSTFED
One FIRSTFED Park
Swansea, MA 02777
(508) 235-1770

"Tim Laureska" <hometeam () goeaston net> 5/6/2003 9:21:59 PM >>>
I called Netgear and they said that feature is not available in any of
their routers... I couldn't find any reference to deny rules or
filtering IPs or MAC addresses in the documentation either


From: tombin [mailto:tomb1n () attbi com] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2003 9:11 AM
To: Tim Laureska
Subject: Re: block internet at two workstations


Those netgear cable sharing routers, have the ability to block MAC 
addresses. Just add the 2 machine's MAC addresses into the firewall 
rules to deny. Check the help file located on the router for a better 
description of how to do this.

Tim Laureska wrote:

I'm working with a small (10 user network) with a netgear FVS318
firewall, accessing the internet via cable modem.. The client wants
to
block internet access at two workstations.  I don't see anything
available within the firewall documentation/configuration that would
address this.  What is the best and easiest way to do this ...easy
and
best may be a contradiction :-)

TIA
Tim

 






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