Many parent getting worry every single day when the kids online and get busy with this activity. Soon or later inappropriate content will show up. Start from porn content, gambling, warez or pishing sites.
Many parents decide to install parental software to help them watch their children activity on the net.
Those software are great but thereis simple way to block that content from the children without install any software.
Yes, using OpenDNS.
Make sure to set that IP in dns section (TCP/IP) section then you got very reliable dns server.
To get it work for protecting your children from accessing bad content you need more works.
Here’s the steps :
1. Get an account in opendns, its free.
2. Sign in.
3. Add network (I wanna add our house ip into opendns database) by click ‘Networks‘ tab.
4. Make sure when the IP that displayed is your IP. You can check what your IP is by clicking this address.
Click ‘Add this Network’ button to add your ip to opendns database.
5. Almost done, next steps is click ‘settings‘.
Focus on blocking :
- Adult sites
- Phishing sites
- Block domains
6. For example : click on ‘Block Adult Sites‘
Click ‘Apply’ .
7. Wait for at least 5 minutes before opendns block every request to all related adult content as you specify.
Done, combined with parental software. OpenDNS is great partner.
8. Lets check, try open adult site : http://www.playboy.com
No more adult content, phishing sites and dangerous site