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    Question What do you use to monitor/block/filter internet

    Hi Guys, my company is the ISP and external IT contractor for a school and we've been asked to find a solution for filtering/blocking/monitoring students internet use.

    A student was caught visiting sites they shouldn't have and the Head of IT/IT Tech has requested this.

    Just wondered if there was something that was a school standard or more popular with you guys

    Cheers

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    Ohh where to start... Smoothwall, Bloxx, Lightspeed, Sophos to name a few!

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    Palo Alto, which routes, firewalls, filters and blocks and AVs.

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    We use Smoothwall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Out_of_Sync View Post
    Zentyal server here.
    Does this tie into Active Directory or are running it as your main server? My worry is that they use dansguardian which as far i know not updated anymore.
    Last edited by nathan; 13th March 2014 at 08:42 AM.

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    We use Smoothwall for the filtering and Securus for the monitoring side of things.

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    unfortunately, smoothwall is out of reach of most primary schools due to its cost.

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    there is no connection to the AD, it just filters the internet with squid and dansguardian. We have a separate AD server on Window 2008 R2.

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    We get our internet through the county & they provide two levels of filtering (actually it's RM kit) A layer at county level, which we have no involvement in and a filtering system that we manage.

    For monitoring we use Securus

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