Blocking Google Earth

Dwayne Hottinger dhottinger at harrisonburg.k12.va.us
Sun Aug 14 03:15:26 CEST 2005


Wouldnt it be easier to just kick the user in the butt?

ddh

Quoting Jan Engelhardt <jengelh at linux01.gwdg.de>:

>
> >> I would like to block it because a user using Google Earth consumes about
> >> 256kbps bandwith. I have 600+ users and only a 2Mbps link to the Internet.
>
> - QoS / egress
> - string/layer7 match with "Host: earth.google.com" or whatever fits
> - Full Transparent proxying using e.g. squid
>
>
> Jan Engelhardt
> --
> | Alphagate Systems, http://alphagate.hopto.org/
>


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Dwayne Hottinger
Network Administrator
Harrisonburg City Public Schools



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