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Notice along the bottom that you can add a trusted IP address.
In this case, I don’t want to block myself from these sites, just my untrustworthy kids.
Using this information, we’ll track who was looking at what. Blocking sites and services on your router restrict access to certain websites or activity on certain ports.
Remember that my IP address is 192.168.1.6, so we can punch it in here to give us full access.
Note that this presents a potential workaround, as a clever user could find a way to get assigned that IP. Now, when you try to visit a blocked site, you see this: Note that one may be able to circumvent this kind of filtering by typing in an IP address directly ().
To avoid this, add the known IP addresses to your block list.
Tip: If you want to block all Internet access, say, after 9 PM, use the Block Services tab and choose HTTP from the drop down.
Note: If you have a NETGEAR router, the steps will probably be similar, but may vary slightly.