[WNYLUG-Users] Restrictions

Matthew Koerner mkoerner70 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 09:18:52 EST 2010


yes Robert you did mention that maybe Pete will give you a cookie!
The regular users have restricted access through a proxy server, the admins
are unleashed.

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 9:13 AM, Wolfe, Robert <robert.wolfe at robertwolfe.org
> wrote:

> Hmm, I seem to recall DansGaurdian was open source.  I also seem to recall
> I mentioned that earlier on in the thread ;)
>
>
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> *From:* users-bounces at wnylug.org [mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org] *On
> Behalf Of *Christopher Hawkins
> *Sent:* Friday, February 12, 2010 6:21 AM
>
> *To:* Western New York Linux Users Group Users Mailing List
> *Subject:* Re: [WNYLUG-Users] Restrictions
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>
> I second that. DansGuardian is the commercial version of SafeSquid, which
> is FOSS. I use it on a little Centos VMware instance at one customer site
> for general web content filtering (porn, hate sites, etc.) and it does a
> great job. It has per user controls and all that, but it's more complicated
> than a file with sites to block. If you need help getting a working config I
> can always peek at mine and help with Q&A.
>
> Chris
>
> ----- "Cyber Source" <peter at cybersource.us> wrote:
> > I'd rather keep it in house and free. SIMPLE and customizable for each
> user. I don't want to have to reroute all the internet traffic. In the old
> days (and still could) restrict with bogus info in a hosts file but not sure
> how I could do this on a per user basis, especially within an LTSP
> environment.
> >
> > Wolfe, Robert wrote:
>
> >
>
> Could always set up something like Dan’s Guardian/Squid to and direct all
> web traffic through that to filter out websites you don’t want people to go
> to.
>
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> >
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> *From:* users-bounces at wnylug.org [mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org<users-bounces at wnylug.org>]
> *On Behalf Of *Cyber Source
> > *Sent:* Thursday, February 11, 2010 4:58 PM
> > *To:* Western New York Linux Users Group Users Mailing List
> > *Subject:* [WNYLUG-Users] Restrictions
>
>
>
> Gonna throw this out here and see what hits. Looking for ideas here. I have
> a client whom I've setup with an LTSP environment. He called me a while ago
> and said, I want to block Joyce from the internet, or at least restrict her,
> she's always on facebook, etc..
> > This is a common problem today, I see this stuff all the time and I know
> of a few things I could implement, like squid but I'm looking for ideas
> because this is becoming more and more of a request in the work environments
> that I administer. I would rather not just block the user entirely cause
> they might need the internet to actually do some work. Any ideas as to how
> one could SIMPLY restrict sites? Keep in mind the LTSP environment. TIA,
> Peter
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Matthew Koerner
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