Re: Is it possible to restrict website geographically ?
From: Malke (invalid_at_not-real.com)
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 07:09:29 -0700
andy smart wrote:
> Marlon wrote:
>> Imagine I need to publish a website for a K-12 institution that gives
>> people access to grades. I am sure that only users from my State area
>> would need to access such site.
>> Is there any method to reliably let only people from, let's say, my
>> State or pehaps the US utilize such website ?
>> I figured that I could greatly minimize the surface of attack if I
>> make this site unavailable to the rest of world.
> Your question 'should' be, how do I only allow authorized people,
> regardless of location, to access the grades on my website.
I thought that too when I first read the OP's post. After all, why would
anyone but people directly connected with the school (parents,
teachers, kids) want to see information about it? In that case, there
is already software available to do that - both my kids' schools have a
deal where you log into a website, enter the username/pwd and have
Maybe the OP was really trying to do something else? I guess we'll never
know unless he comes back and enlightens us.
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