Setup an OU in AD called No Internet. Then go to group policy and tell it to utilize a proxy server (assuming that you have proxy servers blocked) for anyone that you put into that OU. This gives the user network access with no Internet. Been doing this for years, works great...Vinnie
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Poultney Town School District
Poultney, VT 05764
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From: School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Raymond Ballou
Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2012 10:41 AM
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Subject: ways to block the WWW without blocking the network
I have a teacher who is requesting help with an issue.
He wants students to be able to access network files, but not the web
My filter might do this, if I added authentication for everyone, not something I
want to do.
I seem to recall that some of the products like synchroneyes would do this.
Just wondering if anyone is currently using such a solution or has a workable
I understand that some of you might be thinking 'this is a classroom
management issue, not a technology issue' but defining the issue isnt what I
am trying to do.
Is it possible to get software that will block internet access for a certain time
period without blocking access to the school network?... I will be able to see
their screens from my desk but it gets exhausting calling them on it all the