The Web Filter has the ability to temporarily lock out users who persistently try to visit blocked websites. You can configure the number of minutes a user will be locked out of internet access, the lockout trigger in terms of attempts over a specified period of time, and email notifications
Use the Lockouts report to view and manage locked-out users. An optional email can also be sent to notify an administrator that the Lockout has occurred.
|Block internet access for
||Temporarily block the user from continued web access for X number of minutes. (Default is 15 minutes. Maximum is 60 minutes. Set to 0 to alert only and not block.)
Best Practice: For testing, set to 0 in order to alert only and then set Lockouts for Porn and Gambling.
||To send a notification and alert, without suspending the user’s internet access, set the Block Internet Access to 0 (zero) minutes.
||A Lockout will occur when a user attempts to access a blocked category more than X times in X seconds. (Maximum 60 seconds, default of 5 times in 30 seconds)
||Email notifications can be sent whenever a lockout occurs. Enter one or more email addresses in this field. Separate multiple addresses with commas.
Note: The email notification identifies the IP address. If the locked out machine is running the User Agent, the email will also identify the logged-in user.
The following is the user view of a lockout. The lockout states Sorry, your access to the internet has been temporarily revoked. You have been identified as ****** from (IP)