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how to block specific websites from my adsl router?

hi,

I got new policies from my organization to block entertainment websites inside our company such as facebook, twitter, msn, yahoo, ...

I have adsl business internet (modem is: Huawei EchoLife-HG520s) so all employees are using internet by dhcp, and I wanna block these set of websites from the adsl router, so how can I do that?
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SouljaCommented:
Is this modem providing routing also?
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
how do I know?

but I think yes, because I did port forwarding in that router...
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SouljaCommented:
Can you access the devices configuration web page? See if it has a section for URL Filtering. I know many SOHO solutions have something similar.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
Tell us the make and model of the ADSL router and we can help
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SouljaCommented:
Lol, he did:

"I have adsl business internet (modem is: Huawei EchoLife-HG520s) so all employees are using internet by dhcp, and I wanna block these set of websites from the adsl router, so how can I do that? "
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
I got filter under advanced menu strip, here is snapshot:

 filter
but there is something very important I forgot to mention in my question, I need to keep these websites unblocked to specific employees such as managers...
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
yes I did already :D

Huawei EchoLife-HG520s
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SouljaCommented:
Yeah, what you are showing is it's Access-list feature. You would need to enter ip addresses and that can become cumbersome when dealing with restricting websites that have large address pools. Keep looking and see if you have some type of URL/Keyword filter feature. As for restricting certain users. I don't think you will be able to accomplish that with a SOHO router.
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
what is SOHO router? how do I know if my router is SOHO router?
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SouljaCommented:
Oh, it means Small Office/Home Office. Sorry. Yes, you have a SOHO router.
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
cool, then how will I do blocking and grant access to specific employees?

here is manual, might help:
 01-Body.pdf
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
or is it from something called Qos?
 qos
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SouljaCommented:
Based on your manual. Your device won't meet your requirements. The only way I see accomplishing this is getting different hardware, i.e., installing a cheap Cisco 2600 router and Cisco 2950 switch.
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
ok, what if I want to block in general or block from some employees?
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njgroupAuthor Commented:
if non of that can be accomplished, isn't there anyway to monitor ip or mac address that accessing facebook website?
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SouljaCommented:
Only thing I can think of off bat is if you set up some type of proxy server on your network to relay all web traffic. Then you could invoke some type of user based restriction and monitoring.
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SouljaCommented:
Check this free solution out. I am planning on implementing this at home for my darn son.  http://www.squid-cache.org/
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
Quickest and simpliest to setupand install would be to use SmoothWall express. Its a full firewall/proxy/url filter etc all in one simple install.

http://www.smoothwall.org/get/

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SouljaCommented:
Really? Smoothwall express doesn't look like it will serve any of the comparable features that Untangle would free. Looks like you will have to buy their corporate solutions to have any real features.

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