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    In 'Smartfilters' (Lancsngfl's filtering solution) most inspired overblock yet, our school website is blocked for reason 'drugs'.
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    You shouldn't be selling drugs via your school website Geoff

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    You shouldn't be selling drugs via your school website Geoff

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    Your secret is out Geoff I presume you've reported the problem?

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    I've been finding that quite a few legitimate websites have been getting blocked recently. coming up as quite random catergories as well.

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    Websense categorised Websense Tech Services as a proxy site

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    Have you checked that no-one has bolted a fake pharmaceutical phishing site on to your webserver?!

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    Do you host your website with an external hosting provider? If so it is likely you are on a shared or virtualised server and one of the ways that smartfilter uses to filter sites is based on IP addresses. It is likely that a site hosted on the same server as yours is the cuase of the issue. Just tell Smart Computing that your site is being blocked & why and you should find your site unblocked in short order. Here's the link TrustedSource - Check Single URL

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    If i am right it is on the same sevrer as the lancsgfl?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff View Post
    In 'Smartfilters' (Lancsngfl's filtering solution) most inspired overblock yet, our school website is blocked for reason 'drugs'.
    Blame the supply teachers

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    That domain is on an external host (Zen). It just has a simple php redirect to our joomla site which is hosted on LancsNGFL. The original domain is there for historical reasons (it was our school website hosting pre-LancsNGFL).

    The problem was reported to Westfield this morning, but there's still no sign of it being fixed.

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