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how can i block streming trafic such as radio, video and so one?(do they wont on diffrent ports?)

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hi

i have simple network topology, no proxy and so on.., only firewall.

how can i block access to streaming such as radio and video and so on ?(in order to reduce bandwide)

does thos steaming work on diffrent ports or they use port 80?

thanks.
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by:SyedJan
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What kind of firwall your are using ?
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Mandriva Network Firewall
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by:Kruno Džoić
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what is your firewall?
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by:Kruno Džoić
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firewall must be configured in the way
 block all , except ( ports that you need ) , in that way you narrow down "problematic ports"

most of stream radio station use port 80,
 you can monitor traffic, and add IP address of stream radio's to deny access list

i don't know how mandriva work's but i belive that you can add proxy or some sort of add-on for that purpose ( url-filter or something )
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i have found on the following links that there are some protocol /port that i cant denie access by blocking them?

http://forums.devshed.com/networking-help-109/disabling-streaming-on-network-360996.html

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lancecurwensville earned 500 total points
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You could simply create an account with OpenDNS, set your DNS statically to use their servers, and create a rule to block streaming audio/video.  If you don't have a static IP, you will need to download their dynamic IP client (also free).
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Forgot to add...w/ OpenDNS, you also have the ability to filter objectionable content.  The fee based version allows you to setup groups for varying levels of access.
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