WEB TITAN – Web filtering when DNS server is local (on-site)

If you’re dealing with a Windows domain where the workstations query the server for DNS (which they should so that they can see the server and other resources by name), then you have to change the DNS Forwarder (or add) for the server:If you’re dealing with a Windows domain where the workstations query the server for DNS (which they should so that they can see the server and other resources by name), then you have to change the DNS Forwarder (or add) for the server:

  1. Make sure that site IP is setup in webtitan console
  2. Open DNS Manager
  3. Right click on server name in tree on left
  4. Go to Forwarders tab
  5. Delete anything that is in there
  6. Add webtitan.dansnetworks.com
  7. Right click server name and restart DNS
  8. “Ipconfig /flush” from elevated CMD prompt
  9. Verify operational – turn pornography category filtering on, try to ping www.playboy.com – if it resolves 34.195.225.207, then it’s working

 

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