Restrict Internet Access in Outlook/Explorer

Posted on 2003-02-21
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Last Modified: 2013-12-04
I am currently managing a small network at a school using W2K and Citrix XP. We have a group with no access to the internet via group policies, but they can still type addresses into explorer when searching their user spaces and gain access this way. I remember seiing that restricting access to a certain file will remedy this, but I can't find where I saw this. Any ideas?
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I'd like to know what that file is as well.

However, you can also specify an invalid proxy server for them through the same group policy and they won't get anywhere.
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   As MSGeek said, I've never heared of such a file, but u should try to configure the gateway so that it will deny a certain range of IP adresses


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Hendro earned 75 total points
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Another way of blocking users from browsing is to enable "Content Advisor"

In Internet Explorer go to Tools, Internet Options, Content, Enable and in General you can specify a password, which means if they want to browse the net it will prompt them for a password. You can also block certain sites with this.
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kenseow earned 75 total points
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You can use Microsoft ISA server as your Internet gateway and web proxy.


Here, you can deny direct access to the Internet. Access is only given for approved logins.

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kenseow... ISA is not an inexpensive option.  Even if he picked up SBS.  Hendro, kronostm both have good ideas.

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I designed DNS Redirector for schools (most of my clients) see: www.jpelectron.com/dnsredir.htm

Will give special discount pricing to public schools and librarys, just ask!

Much cheaper than ISA server, much simpler to use and implement!
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