Block port 53 on Bell Home Hub 1000

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    mattwilson9090

    You'll need to hunt down a support forum for that router model, or perhaps a manual for it. It's either that or open up the configuration interface and look through all of the options till you find it.

    In the meantime remove administrator access to their computers from your kids. Otherwise it won't matter what you do with the router since they'll be able to change anything they want and use some other way to get around OpenDNS.

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    rotblitz

    From what I have seen on the Bell support site, this device does not allow to block ports beside 80 and 443 (via "access control").

    If your teens use Windows computers, you can introduce IP address, port and protocol restrictions with the group policy editor (gpedit.msc).  This is also possible on Linux and Mac OSX with their specific settings programs.  Else, and if you want to have this restriction centralized, you might need another or an additional router, or you must run a form of gateway like an own proxy server or firewall server.

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    cpstorm

    "you can introduce IP address, port and protocol restrictions with the group policy editor (gpedit.msc)"

    does that need to happen on each computer? it seems likely...

     

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    rotblitz

    Sure, these group policies reside on each Windows computer.

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