Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Restricting a Website-very easy

Posted by vishnu vardhan reddy boda at 9:51 PM

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Suppose you wanna block www.orkut.com then or some other site like the below one
example:the below page is taken for example only no one can report abuse about it
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1] Browse C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc
2] Find the file named HOSTS and open it with notepad
3] Go to the last line - "127.0.0.1 localhost" - under that add 127.0.0.2 www.orkut.com, and then that site will no longer be accessible !!!

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C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

127.0.0.1 localhost
127.0.0.2 www.orkut.com
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http://www.filebuzz.com/software_screenshot/full/66582-Internet_Access_Controller.jpg
If you wanna block more sites you can add more lines to this by addling 1 to the Loop back IP

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C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

127.0.0.1 localhost
127.0.0.2 www.orkut.com
127.0.0.3 www.yahoomail.com
127.0.0.4 www.gmail.com
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Group Policy
Open Group Policy (Run -> gpedit.msc)

Go to User configuration -> Windows settings -> Internet explorer maintenance->
security -> double click Security zones

Enable security zones and privacy by selecting import the current security zones and privacy settings -> Click on modify settings -> Click on privacy -> Click site -> In the address of the web site tab add the site name you wanna block -> Click block -> click OK -> OK -> OK
http://areaads.net/place%20holders/stop_sign_page.png
http://img2.timeinc.net/ew/dynamic/imgs/061024/142224__rest_stop_l.jpg

This will block the site.

This configured can be done on the local system or the same can be configured in GPO and can be applied to the entire domain !
http://livinggallery.oneindia.in/d/20548-2/kamini-khanna-launch-her-website03.jpg

now your work is done and enjoy the trick

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