Re: Block MSN Messenger by router rules (Netgear DG834)

From: Charles Newman (charlesnewman1_at_comcast.net.spammers.will.be.shot.on.sight)
Date: 02/13/05


Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 09:51:39 -0800


"Mick" <scull252-focus@yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message
news:f7kr019hugigm76ec3oudbb1b7kgklco37@4ax.com...
> On Fri, 11 Feb 2005 10:05:48 -0500, "Systemguy" <Me@here.ca> wrote:
>
>>Hello All,
>>
>>FWIW... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/889829
>>
>>To block access to the .Net Messenger service or MSN Web Messenger:
>> 1. Block outbound access to TCP port 1863.
>> 2. Block HTTP access to messenger.hotmail.com.
>>
>> If you would like to block access to MSN Web Messenger you will also
>>need to block HTTP access to webmessenger.msn.com.
>>
>>
>>Systemguy
>>
>><everything else snipped>
>>
>
> Nope..can still get through if above is followed. Only way I've
> stopped it to date is via Sygate personal firewall and application
> blocking by schedule. Only downside, is I have to be on the machine to
> alter it...Sygate can't be remotely administered.
                                        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

   Are you running XP pro on both machines? If so, you
can administer remotely by using Windows Remote
Desktop.



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