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Re: [suse-security] How to block MSN using SuSEfirewall2?



On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 08:47, Joel Luth wrote:
> I imagine you could cron an iptables command (well two, one to accept
> and then one to deny an hour later). I'm not familiar with
> SuSEfirewall2, not sure if raw iptables commands are compatible with it.
> 
Currently I use a similar setup to allow ftp after hours.

If you're interested, I can send you the script, crontab entries and
config files.

Hey, I can even customise them for MSN messenger.

> Joel
> 
> Michael James wrote:
> 
> > My teenage daughter spends all her time at home chatting on MSN.
> > It distracts her completely from being civil to her family
> >  and actually concentrating on her homework.
> > 
> > It's hard to ration because she does (sometimes)
> >  use her computer for study.
> > If I just turn off her access to the internet
> >  she will appear with some reason she needs to connect.
> > 
> > How can I turn on a block on MSN
> >  so there is only 1 hour a day it works?
> > 
> > The house server (Suse8.2 soon to be 9.0)
> >  has the ADSL connection
> >  and runs SuSEfirewall2, NAT, squid, DNS, etc.
> > 
> > Thanks for any pointers,
> > michaelj
> > 
> > PS: The solution need not be very watertight,
> > 	I would be delighted if she learned enough
> > 	about networks to circumvent it.
> > 
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