While browsing through our SonicWall (SOHO3) settings,
I came across one that says it is for having the SonicWall block proxy
(I don't have my notes at the moment to give a more precise
I tried setting this, but it seemed to be completely ineffective.
After setting it, I tried using a number of proxy servers listed on
and through them getting to www.facebook.com (which I have set to be
blocked by our SonicWall).
Got to facebook every time.
Is there no reasonable way to block proxy servers -- and if not,
doesn't that mightily decrease the value of web filters?
Raymond Ballou wrote:
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I have the ability
to block URLs
I can block URL keywords like proxy
(blocks myproxy.com, but also proxyz.com [potential for unintended
My new strategy is that I can have certain words/combinations listed on
a page trigger a block (PHPproxy or CGIproxy listed on the page = block)
Can't do that with filter or tunnel
though, too many false positives ... but I am hoping the people who run
these sites like to brag or at least mention which type they use.
below are some of the latest, only
had one known student visit 1 site (turned in a faculty member) but all
these were unblocked as of today.