Re: Block HTTP remote access

From: warren bailey (
Date: 12/17/04

Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 15:56:50 -0900

I'm not sure if this is what you're talking about. But one thing that I've
been able to do is restrict ports from certain machines.. Set on your
firewall a deny from certain ip address's on 443 (SSL) and it should be
fine.. Another thing would be to just deny ALL https traffic FROM the
software maker

"Steven L Umbach" <> wrote in message
> You might try to track down the process that they use to do such on a
> computer and track it back to the executable used and set deny permissions
> to that executable or disable the service if it is installed as a service.
> Task manager or free tools from SysInternals such as Process Explorer,
> TCPView, and Autoruns may be able to help you track this down. Other
> may be to block the URL at your firewall [if it is capable of that] or
> then and tell them to give YOU a new security code for that option that
> would deny the other users access since they do not know the security
> ode. --- Steve
> "Sherra Duran" <> wrote in message
> news:O4NGmcI4EHA.2012@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> >I am a tech director at a local school district. We are using software
> > our lunches etc. The software company has an option of offering online
> > assistance through their software, using HTTP. I didn't realize this
> > option
> > was available until one of my Staff let me know that this software
> > was assisting her with troubleshooting the software. She would select
> > utilities-->technical assistance option and it would direct her to an
> > https
> > webpage and she would input a security code and give the software tech
> > full
> > control of her PC.
> >
> > I am addressing the lack of communication between this staff person and
> > the
> > tech department.
> >
> > I have told the company to NEVER use this option with our school. I
> > instructed the users to NEVER use this option.
> >
> > How can I block the https service that offer remote assistance?
> >
> > I have tried to block the individual IP address with no luck. They use
> > redirects that run off of their main IP address. For now, I have block
> > the
> > main IP address, but we do need to access the main website for
> > downloads/patches to their software.
> >
> > Is there a general way to block this service all together?
> >
> >