Blocking Internet usage during certain times of the day


I was wondering is there a way through a script or policy i can block internet usage on a certain time of the day?

I want to do it at 45 mins past every hour for 15 mins?
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what are you using
ISA server or any other proxy server?
you can do it via proxy server
jonathanduane2010Author Commented:
I am not using anything
Don ThomsonCommented:
If you are using a router - set time of day access
If you are not using a router - I hope you have a very strong Anti-Virus program
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jonathanduane2010Author Commented:
ok i have installed isa server 2006 is there a way i can do it there?
Don ThomsonCommented:
Best way to do it is to duplicate your existing SBS Internet
Access Rule. Go to the Schedule tab and select "New". Here can can create a
new schedule for when you want the new rule to be "active" or "inactive".
Then go to the "Users" tab and select "Add" and create a new User set.
Populate this with the users you want to restrict the access for. You will
also want to make sure you remove these users from the default SBS Internet
Users Group or place the order of this new rule is in front of the SBS
Internet Access Rule

If there are a group of employees that are exempt from the TOD restriction then create User Sets (i.e. Employees"  "and Bosses"

Use the scheduler to turn the rules active or inactive based on time.  You schedule will be long as you need two rules for every hour - 1 to turn the rule on and another to turn it off
jonathanduane2010Author Commented:
i noticed in the scheduler it allows you do it for an hour at a time, is there a way to set it for to block for 15 mins at 45 past the hour every hour?

also i want to base it on ip addresses and not users?
Don ThomsonCommented:
The only way to do it by IP addresses is to have static IPs for all the users - then set the groups up by users that are within the ip group you want and those that are not in that group

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