Add a Scheduled Rule

If you want to restrict internet traffic at particular times of the day (or night), you can create your own scheduled rule to use when setting up Access Control.

In this example, we're going to set up a scheduled rule to block all internet traffic between the hours of 9pm to midnight.

  1. Start by reserving an IP address for the computer or computers you wish to restrict internet traffic for
  2. Open the Bright Box router's admin pages and navigate to the Firewall menu
  3. Select Schedule Rule

  4. From the schedule rule page, select Add Schedule Rule

  5. Enter a name and comment for the rule - in the example below we've called our rule BLOCK9-midnight
  6. In the Active Time Period field, enter a time for the rule - in the example below we want the rule to be active every day between the hours of 21:00 and 23:59

  8. The scheduled rule will be saved

  9. Your rule will be displayed

  10. Next, select Access Control and select Add Device Filtering Rule

  11. Give your rule a name - in the example below our rule is called BLOCK9-midnight
  12. Enter the IP address of the device you want to block the internet for between nine and midnight

  13. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  14. Check TCP and UDP
  15. In the Scheduling Rule menu select the name you gave to your rule - in the example below this is BLOCK9-midnight

  17. The access control rule will be saved

  18. Select to Enable the Filtering function and select SAVE SETTINGS

  19. The new access control rule will be saved

Last updated: 12/2/2019
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