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 From:  "Gold Dragon Inc" <golddragoninc at gmail dot com>
 To:  "'Lee Sharp'" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] How to block certain web sites with m0n0wall
 Date:  Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:47:53 +0700
That is so true Lee,

I had thought of that yesterday too :) Thanks for the tips :)


-----Original Message-----
From: Lee Sharp [mailto:leesharp at hal dash pc dot org] 
Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2013 3:42 PM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] How to block certain web sites with m0n0wall

On 03/21/2013 02:03 AM, Gold Dragon Inc wrote:
> Dear All
>
> This is what I found from pfSense FAQ for blocking web sites:
> http://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Blocking_websites
> Using DNS
> If using the built in DNS Forwarder, you can enter an override under Services > DNS Forwarder to
resolve the website you want to block to an invalid IP (such as 127.0.0.1).
>
> I guess that answers my own questions :) Although a feature like untangle would certainly be nice,
which is a page to greet user when their websites are blocked, like captive portal page.
>
> Thanks, I guess I am sticking to m0n0wall for now :) unless someone has something else to add?

I have used untangle, and the web and mail filtering capabilities are quite good.  It can be a nice
compliment to m0n0wall.  But that said, if you set up a simple website on a local server that says
"page blocked, you naughty boy," and have DNS forward to that, you may have all you need.

			Lee


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