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Network filtering software and questions?

  1. #1

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    Windows Seven

    Network filtering software and questions?

    Okay, so I have a Linksys E1200 with DD-WRT big and apparently blocking websites does not work for https.

    So I wanted to try any network filtering tools out there but I am completely unsatisfied with any of them.

    I have seven devices connected wirelessly. None wired.
    I can wire one if required.

    I want to disable file uploading and email sites on 5 of these PCs.

    How do I achieve this?

    Won't using OpenDNS filter out all 5 PCs rather than just one?

    Please help.

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Not sure that router has port blocking by MAC address which would definitely work for the email.
    Maybe OpenDNS will do what you want:

    Thing is, cheaper routers will have fewer options even with modded firmware, only so much firmware memory and CPU instructions available in the router. Have to buy a mid to upper class router to have real control over what devices have access to what on the network.
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