[K12OSN] How to block myspace.com

Mike Ely mely at rogueriver.k12.or.us
Wed May 24 21:53:01 UTC 2006

Mike Ely wrote:
> Dave Prentice wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm sure this has been dealt with before, but I can't figure out how 
>> to search the archives. Is there an easy way on K12LTSP to prevent 
>> students from logging on to myspace.com? I've heard so many potential 
>> dangers that I don't want them accessing it from school.
>> Thanks,
>> Dave Prentice
> It really depends on what you have for a gateway.  That's the place you 
> should block it.  Another trick I use is to tell my internal DNS server 
> that the ipaddress for any myspace.com address is - works 
> rather well =]

Ergh, self-referential reply.  Anyhow, you can add the entry 
to /etc/hosts on the LTSP server to the same effect.

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