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Parental Controls Settings

Click Parental Controls under Content Filtering on the Main menu to get the Trend Micro Parental Controls menu shown below:

Figure 4-13: Trend Micro Parental Controls menu

To configure Parental Controls:

To select Parental Controls Mode:

To configure General mode:

  1. Enter a password in the Parental Controls Bypass Password box, re-enter it in the Confirm password box, and then click Apply. This password allows users to access pages that are blocked by Parental Controls.
  2. Select the access profile that will apply to all users, as follows:
    • To select a predefined profile, click Apply Profile and then choose a profile from the list.
    • To create a custom profile, click Use Custom Settings and then select the check boxes as desired. (For additional choices, click More Categories).
    • To allow unrestricted Internet access, click No Restrictions.
  3. Click Apply.

To configure Per-User mode:

The User Account Information table in Per-User mode shows each user's name, access profile, and status. Users with Active status can access the Internet sites permitted by their access profiles. Users with Inactive status cannot log in and cannot access any Internet sites.

To add a new user:
  1. Click Add. Type the new user's login name and password, and then re-enter the password in the Confirm password box.
  2. Select the new user's status. To allow Internet access, click Active. To completely disable this user's Internet access, click Inactive.
  3. Select the access profile that will apply to this user, as follows:
    • To select a predefined profile, click Apply Profile and then choose a profile from the list.
    • To create a custom profile, click Use Custom Settings and then select the check boxes as desired. (For additional choices, click More Categories).
    • To allow unrestricted Internet access, click No Restrictions.
  4. Click Apply.
To change a user's account information:
  1. Select the user's name in the User Account Information table and then click Edit.
  2. Make the desired changes, and then click Apply.

To delete a user, select the user's name in the User Account Information table and then click Delete.

Parental Controls Logs

Click Parental Controls Logs to view attempts to access restricted sites, and actual accesses.

Blocking criteria for potentially offensive categories

Trend Micro has defined twelve potentially offensive categories of Web sites. Following are the blocking criteria for each category:


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