Now we are going to show you how to apply website policy in IP-guard 3 to block some websites during office hours
- From the Website Policypanel (ToolbaràPoliciesàWeb), click the button to new a Web Policy
- In the Propertypanel,
> input a policy name e.g. Block all e-Shopping websites
> Select the time as Working time. It means this blocking policy is only applied during office hours
> Select the Block mode
> Optionally click the Alert or Warning option
> If you select the Alert option, the Console Administrator will receive alert if IP-guard console is running
> If you select the Warning option, you are required to input the warning messages which will popup in the end user side e.g. You are not allowing using this application
> Click the button to select specified website or website classes that the policy will be applied into it.
Figure 1 Website Policy Main Panel
- In the Website Settingwindows, click the button to open the Website Classes windows (see Figure 2)
Figure 2 Open Website Classes window
> In the Website Classes window, click your desired website class that the policy will be applied into it (see Figure 3a).
> Click OK to confirm the selection in the Website Classes window
> Click OK again to confirm the selection in the Setting window (see Figure 3b)
Figure 3a Website Classes window
Figure 3b Website Setting window
- Clickthe button in the Web Policy panel to save the policy and apply it immediately.
Figure 4 Save Web Policy
- To test the policy effect, try to access www.amazon.com.
> The user warning message will popup in the client side and (see Figure 5a)
> The alert message will also pop up if the IP-guard console is running (see Figure 5b)
Figure 5a User Warning Message
Figure 5b IP-guard Console Alert Message