[THIN] Re: surfing the net with Metaframe

  • From: Tom Howarth <tom.howarth@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 11:40:44 +0100

create a GPO that sets the proxy to localhost and put the link that
you want them to be able to browse to in the execption lists.  it
might be advisable to create a custom error page

On 13/08/05, Adam.Baum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx <Adam.Baum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Or...if you don't want anyone on that box to go out to the Internet, delete
> the default gateway.  There may be some other ramifications.
> adan
>             "Jim Kenzig
>             Kenzig.com"
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> You can't have it both ways, either you allow them out to the internet or
> you don't.
> You can block certain sites or filter the sites you don't want them to go
> to. You can prevent them from running IE period and teach them to copy and
> paste. You can use content redirection if your version of Metaframe
> supports it and make them open IE on the desktop so they browse from there
> but unless you have a huge hosts file or block a ton of sites in your IE
> security or dns they will have millions of sites at their disposal to
> browse to on the web.  I am not aware of a way to do what you are asking
> unless I am misreading what you are asking and you only want them to see
> internal links which can be done with the hosts file, a routing table or ie
> security.
> Richard <richardwbb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  Hello,
>  I have a customer that is using a Metaframe server. One of the published
>  apps is Outlook and when he receives a link, internet explorer will start
>  it. I don't want the users to surf the internet with the Metaframe server,
>  yet I would like to keep it possible for them to use IE to open a link. Is
>  there a way to make this possible or do you have some tips on how to
>  approach this problem?
>  Regards,
>  Richard

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