Ask the Expert

Allowing access to only five Web sites

I am interested in restricting IE 6 browser Internet access such that only five Web sites are allowed to be accessed. All attempts to access other sites should be denied. Do you have any particular suggestions?

    Requires Free Membership to View

Set up a proxy server to cache the five Web sites, and configure the IE browsers to use the proxy to access "the Internet" which would be limited to those five sites. IE does not have a built in feature to restrict itself to just five specific sites. You could also configure a firewall to filter on HTTP requests and block all that are not in the five selected domain names.

This was first published in September 2004

There are Comments. Add yours.

 
TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: