On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 08:01:15 -0700, Mr Paul J Ogilvie <support at stmc dot bc dot ca> wrote:
> > Does anyone know if there is some sort of web filter that can be added to
> > m0n0wall? We are looking to add in the ability to deny access to certain
> > websites based on either name or content, to the all already rock solid
> > abilities of the m0n0wall. Any ideas or suggestions?
> This has been asked on the list several times in the past, so I've
> created a FAQ entry for it.
> I committed it to the m0n0wall users guide, but won't be available on
> the site until the daily update runs. For now, you can view at
> I'd appreciate any additional suggestions or suggested changes.
I'd recommend using "reject" rather than "block" in any firewall rules
used for this purpose, to avoid making the poor slob wait for a 30-second
Similarly, I wouldn't recommend redirecting to a nonexistent IP unless
there's a "reject" firewall rule for it.