win server 2008 r2

Posted on 2011-03-11
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
Anyone pls provide me how to set policy in the win server 2008 r2 AD to restrict user from surfing the internet. I do not want to use proxy, I just want not everyone that click on IE then it will auto go to internet. Only certain people can surf net.
Question by:swpui
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Expert Comment

ID: 35114234
You can setup permission on  Internet Explorer.exe (or perhaps explorer.exe also). Setting fake proxy for users who you don't want them to access internet is an another solution. But as you said you don't like it.

Author Comment

ID: 35114298
ya, if an user is computer literate, they will know where to remove the setting! I think 2008 should be able to block the IE access, right?

Expert Comment

ID: 35114682
If you want to go the fake proxy route you can block those users from seeing the connection tab in group policy as well.
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Expert Comment

ID: 35114683
If you want to go the fake proxy route you can block those users from seeing the connection tab in group policy as well.

Accepted Solution

kdbhuee earned 125 total points
ID: 35114770
Not a good idea to block the IE rather use restrictions on the proxy server or at the firewall .
Putting strict permission on the IE will have negative effect on the Operating System.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 35246066
will try

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