How do I schedule internet access time?

The default CyberShield settings allow filtered internet access 24/7

Immediately block internet access

  • Go to the management portal http://portal.cyber-shield.co.uk/admin
  • Select Policy form the main menu and then Edit next to the policy you want to block
  • Put a tick in the box next to ‘Block All’ and click submit


Basic schedule to block internet access between specified hours

  • Go to the management portal http://portal.cyber-shield.co.uk/admin
  • Select Policy and then click Edit next to the policy you want to set a schedule
  • Locate ‘Block-time’ and select the block time hours from the drop down boxes
  • Click Submit

 

Advanced scheduling

  • Go to the management portal http://portal.cyber-shield.co.uk/admin
  • From the main menu select Policy > Free time
  • Configure days and times to allow filtered internet access (Free time)
  • Submit changes
  • Select Policy from the main menu
  • In the ‘Name’ field enter ‘Block_Internet’ (or any name you want) and click Submit
  • In the Description field enter a description e.g. 'Block internet access' (this field is optional)
  • Click Submit
    Click Edit next to the ‘Block_Internet’ policy
  • Put a tick in the box next to ‘Enable Filter’ and ‘Block All’ and click Submit
  • Select User from the main menu
  • Click Edit next to the user you want to apply the 'Block_Internet' policy
  • Using the dropdown box next to Work-time Policy select ‘Block_Internet’ and Submit

    Internet access will be blocked on the days and time that have not been selected as Free Time

Note: There may be a delay of several minutes before internet access if fully blocked

Richard (Support Guru)

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