Lunix1618 wrote: > Hello all, > > I have to setup a system that required to block users access internet in > work time but let them access internet on specified time window e.g > lunch time. > > I plan to use iptables and squid to do block and web caching but I have > no idea how to control access on time frame. Could any one of you > experienced with this can give some starting point /document/howto start > reading ? > > My firewal/proxy box will be CentOS 5.2 so I prefer something that can > install via yum/rpm > > Thanks in advance! > Use squid for that (no need to play with iptables/crontab) and create ACLs in squid I've done it several times to let people access games/webmail sites during lunch time and block them during working-hours ... -- - Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net> "Internet network currently down, TCP/IP packets delivered now by UPS/Fedex ..."