Restrict Internet access for time intervals (For Vigor3900/2960)

This note is going to demonstrate how to limit Internet access for a specific time interval by an IP filter. Assuming the staffs IP range is 192.168.1.11~192.168.1.100, and they are allowed to access the Internet on 7:00~8:00, 12:00~13:00 and 17:00~20:00.

1. Go to Firewall>>Filter Setup>>IP filter and click Add

  1. Give a Group name
  2. Check Enable 
  3. Click Apply to save
a screenshot of Vigor3900 IP filter list

2. Click Add in the Group we just created.

  1. Give a Rule name
  2. Check Enable
  3. Select "Block" for Action
a screenshot of Vigor3900 IP filter rule

3. Create Time Objects for the above periods, the intervals between them need to be blocked, which are 8:00~12:00, 13:00~17:00 and 20:00~7:00

  1. Give a profile name
  2. Select "Weekdays" for Frequency
  3. Enter Start TimeEnd Time and Weekdays
  4. Click Apply to save.
a screenshot of Time Object settings in Vigor3900 IP filter rule

4. Create IP Object of staffs, so this rule will only apply to the defined IP range.

  1. Give a profile name
  2. Select Range for Address Type
  3. Enter Start IP Address and End IP Addres
  4. Click Apply
     
a screenshot of Source IP Object settings in Vigor3900 IP filter rule

Published On: Aug 24, 2016 

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