Deny specific users access to internet on network

Hi everyone,

Can anyone tell me if there is a way to deny a specific user on a Windows Small business server 2003 network, access to the internet ?  Would this option be in a GPO setting ?

Thanks,
Frank
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Steve JenningsIT ManagerCommented:
What kind of router / internet access do you have?

I have no  clue how to do this simply with Windows that a user couldn't figure out a way around unless you have a very tightly controlled user group.

Good luck,
Steve
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Paul SolovyovskySenior IT AdvisorCommented:
I believe I have done this by setting up a GPO with a proxy setting of of 127.0.0.1 or 0.0.0.0.0 (can't rememer at this moment) so that when the user tries to use the internet is will try to proxy it of the local machine and fail.  You may also want to Disable Changing Proxy Settings so that the user can't change it

You may also hide IE via GPO as well, this may slow him down a bit.
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Kamran ArshadIT AssociateCommented:
Hi,

Easier way to implement it is through a proxy server. If you setup a proxy server as a transparent proxy then all traffic will be passed through it and you can apply ACLs. Squid and MS ISA server.
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Cicio1412Author Commented:
Thanks all,

These answers will definately get me to where I need to go. In fact, I just discovered that my AV program (Bitdefender) has the ability to accomplish this as well. Now I have options.

You guys are great !!  Thanks for the extra help.
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