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 within 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. Now, from the admin pages, navigate to the Firewall menu in ADVANCED
  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 Block 21-23.59
  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

  11. Give your rule a name - in the example below our rule is called block 21-23.59

  12. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  13. Click to tick the TCP and UDP options under Block

  14. In the Scheduling Rule menu select your rule - in the example below this is Block 21-23.59
  15. Click SAVE SETTINGS 

  16. Your rule will be saved

  17. If this is the first rule you've created, select Enable in Filtering function and SAVE SETTINGS

  18. Your settings rule will be applied

Last updated: 8/2/2019
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