Author Topic: WZR-HP-G300NH - how to block a specific website?  (Read 5177 times)

le9569

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WZR-HP-G300NH - how to block a specific website?
« on: November 08, 2010, 12:27:57 am »

All,

I have tried to configure to block a specific website for the whole network but I failed to do so.

 

Here is what I did:

 

  1. Under Access restrictions, Select enabled Access policy
  2. Under "Website blocking by URL address" section, I entered the URL:  www.sitetoblock.com
  3. Clicked the "Apply Settings" button.
Tried to access it from any computers within the network, still able to access to the site.  Am I missing something?
Here is my router info:
Model:  WZR-HP-G300NH 
Firmware: DD-WRT v24SP2-EU-US (08/19/10) std
Please help
thanks

 


Paul

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Re: WZR-HP-G300NH - how to block a specific website?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2010, 04:52:45 pm »

Try logging back into the router and make sure the changes took effect, you can refresh the page or use a different browser.   Many of the optoins in the DDWRT firmware must be saved in steps.  Under Access restrictions, Select enabled Access policy <then save it>

after its saved proceed to the next step


le9569

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Re: WZR-HP-G300NH - how to block a specific website?
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2011, 08:09:43 am »

I'Hello,

I've tried all possible combinations and still no luck.   Is there a customer support I would call?

 

Thanks

 


kamiller42

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Re: WZR-HP-G300NH - how to block a specific website?
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2011, 08:39:35 pm »

I don't think you need the www part. Just block the whole domain by putting sitetoblock.com

 

Also, make sure Status is set to Enable and Deny/Filter set to Filter.

 

Lastly and this is the step probably missed, you have to tell the router the PCs this filter is effective for. Click Edit list of clients and give an IP range for the block to take effect. (Look at bottom of pop up window.) If you want your whole network, enter a range of 192.168.11.2 ~ 192.168.11.255. Click Apply Settings.

 

Click Apply Settings again on main screen.

 

 

 

 


le9569

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Re: WZR-HP-G300NH - how to block a specific website?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2011, 10:01:27 pm »

Ah, got it.  It works out nicely.

 

The help section (on the right side of each page) should indicate better details.