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Blocking Websites with Security Groups in AWS

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I have a terminal server on AWS that I would like to block access to websites like Facebook.com etc for the users that connect to the server. I considered IE Block option but this will not work with Chrome. I would like to add an entry to the current Security Group blocking access to the sites. Is this possible and if so, what's the best way to configure the security group. Thanks
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Adam does bring up a good point that managing the IP ranges for large sites like Facebook, Youtube, etc. is a pain, so you'll definitely want to consider some third-party security/firewall software.

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Excellent! I forgot about the host file! I will be going that route. Thanks!
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