|Jan 5, 2008, 09:56 AM||#1|
OS X Server - Restricting Outgoing Website Access
I have an OS X server 10.4, and I would like to restrict / disable outgoing http access to certain websites. I have been searching but no luck. Does anyone have an idea on what or how to do it?
|Feb 4, 2008, 01:29 AM||#2|
Checkout Workgroup Manager under Preferences > Parental Controls. Just set as "Always" and add the sites you want to deny access to. You can base these preferences under User, Group, Computer, or even Computer Groups.
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|Feb 7, 2008, 10:59 AM||#4|
Parental Controls were added to the Workgroup Manager in 10.5.0. If you have the Leopard Workgroup manager it seems you can apply those settings to a Tiger OpenDirectory.
Personally my solution would be installing a Proxy Server.
|Feb 7, 2008, 12:42 PM||#5|
But if you only want to block a few web sites then you can do it with some fire wall rules
If you users are at all sophisticated you are going to have to go the proxy/firewall method.
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