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Outbound Rules (Service Blocking)

The DG834G v3 allows you to block the use of certain Internet services by computers on your network. This is called service blocking or port filtering. You can define an outbound rule to block Internet access from a local computer based on:

Following is an application example of outbound rules.

Outbound Rule Example: Blocking Instant Messenger

If you want to block Instant Messenger usage by employees during working hours, you can create an outbound rule to block that application from any internal IP address to any external address according to the schedule that you have created in the Schedule menu. You can also have the modem router log any attempt to use Instant Messenger during that blocked period.

Figure 4-7

The parameters are:


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