RE: [squid-users] Weird One.. forced startup page

From: Simon Bryan <>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 20:59:25 +1100

I think you need the Internet Explorer Admin Kit -- IEAK

At 20:44 21/03/2001, Chemolli Francesco (USI) wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I need to display a policy page when the client opens the
> > browser. By this
> > I mean a page describing the rules of surfing etc and the
> > company policy.
> >
> > I need this to be displayed everytime the user opens Internet
> > Explorer on
> > the workstations. After the page loads users are free to
> > surf what ever
> > site they want. Of even another window pops up and says the
> > information
> > similar to a disclaimer or something.
> >
> > Is this possible, does it exists, if so what would i look up
> > if i wished to
> > do it?
>It can be done on IE itself, by configuring the homepage and
>then altering some registry key (I don't know which one) which
>restricts the ability of the users to customize certain aspects
>of IE.
>On the squid side, something like this can be done:
>Set up a REQUIRED http_auth acl, and a redirector which checks
>whether the user has already done an access in some configured
>amount of time (2 hours seems a good estimate). If not, it's redirected
>to the policy page. A reload will get him to the desired resource.
>Should be a close enough approximation of your specs.
> /kinkie

Simon Bryan
IT Manager
OLMC Parramatta
Received on Wed Mar 21 2001 - 02:59:51 MST

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