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Disable uploading of files such as to mail or DropBox.

  1. #1


    Posts : 56
    Windows Seven

    Disable uploading of files such as to mail or DropBox.


    Hello,
    I have a few PCs which students mostly use to learn.


    I have already disabled pen drive access to them but the problem remains about the internet. They can upload important files I provide them over the internet and then use them later.


    How can I prevent this?
    Is there any way I can disable uploading of these files the internet? Please help.
    I can block a certain sites but there are always so many others.
    I do not want to remove their internet access completely, just disable uploading of files.


    Please help.

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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    By making them use a domain, or have a router that allows you to set rules for what they can and cannot do.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 56
    Windows Seven


    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    By making them use a domain, or have a router that allows you to set rules for what they can and cannot do.
    My router is unable to block https website which is basically all email and a few uploading sites.

    And if I block uploading sites until my list of blockable doamins fills up, there will always be a million more uploading sites.


    Please help, isn't there a way to do this locally?
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  4. #4


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Locally yes. You have to use a router such as the Cisco RV-320, which allows you to set rules. Or place the units on a proxy that you are blocking them through the Proxy server.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 56
    Windows Seven


    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    Locally yes. You have to use a router such as the Cisco RV-320, which allows you to set rules. Or place the units on a proxy that you are blocking them through the Proxy server.
    Isn't there a way without buying a router?
    I just want to disable users from uploading files.
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Disable uploading of files such as to mail or DropBox.
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