[gptalk] Re: GP for Mozilla

  • From: "Dave Palombi" <dave.palombi@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 14:22:20 -0400

Okay thanks,

I will keep this in mind as well.

Dave

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 2:15 PM, Nelson, Jamie <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>  I thought you said you had to do it at the browser level? If that's not
> the case, one of our list members provided a link in the following post that
> shows how to use IPSec filtering to block websites. It would be much easier
> to maintain than editing host files.
>
>
>
> http://www.freelists.org/archives/gptalk/06-2008/msg00094.html
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> I would check out the FireFox ADMs as well. I'm not sure if there is any
> kind of ability to block websites, but if you have Firefox users they might
> come in really handy for you. I used to use them at an old job and they
> worked pretty well for basic configuration.
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> *Jamie Nelson* | Infrastructure Consultant | BI&T Operations | Devon
> Energy | Work: 405.552.8054 | http://www.dvn.com
>
>
>
> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Dave Palombi
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 26, 2008 1:01 PM
>
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] Re: GP for Mozilla
>
>
>
> In this case, this will do the job.
>
> Thanks,
>
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> Yes. That is the universal method for screwing over browsing J. Not very
> maintainable over time—you're much better using a proxy—but it works…
>
>
>
>
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> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Dave Palombi
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 26, 2008 10:48 AM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] Re: GP for Mozilla
>
>
>
> I found out that if you modify the hosts file with
>
> 127.0.0.1 facebook.com
> 127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com
>
> This will work.
>
> Thanks for your help.
>
> Dave
>
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 1:24 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> Dave-
>
> There are FireFox ADMs out on SourceForge ,which have been referenced at
> least once on this list. But I don't believe that those ADMs include any
> ability to block specific websites, along the lines of IE's Content Ratings
> feature.
>
>
>
> Darren
>
>
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> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Dave Palombi
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 26, 2008 10:18 AM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] GP for Mozilla
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I would like to know if there is a group policy to control Mozilla.  I have
> several users that do have this program installed and I need to block some
> sites from them at the browser level.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dave
>
>
>
>
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