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Blocking https website

hi ,

         we have blocked www.facebook.com in our firewall, but still people can access via https://facebook.com. since we are accessing some secured websites of banks , we cannot block https traffic in entire company. so how can block this link https://facebook.com
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Rob MinersCommented:
how to block https://www.facebook.com/
You can do it by modifying the hosts file.      www.facebook.com      facebook.com

Note: Use tab for spacing

When this is typed into the Address Bar: https://www.facebook.com/
you will recieve this message:

This page can't be displayed

•Make sure the web address https://facebook.com is correct.
•Look for the page with your search engine.
•Refresh the page in a few minutes.
•Make sure TLS and SSL protocols are enabled. Go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > Settings > Security

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Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:

This is a possibility but i believe it is easier to create a zone in DNS for facebook.com and create those records there with bogus IP addresses or reroute it to a page stating "this is not allowed and your visit is logged" which you actually can do in IIS. This way you control the entire network.

I know some handy guys can replace their primairy DNS server locally (unless you block them to do this) and set DNS to for example and still can access facebook.
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Two ways to do it:

1. Create DNS zone and then assign bogus IPs for www.facebook (better yet redirect them to an internal web page)
2.  Use a proxy server (for starters you could use SQUID and it is free)
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