How to add clients to penalty box in WFilter NG firewall?

WFilter NG firewall has a built-in group “punish group”. With this punish group, you can add clients to the penalty box for a period of time.

Please note, “punish group” is a virutal group, you also can add your own virtual group, eg: “expired users” or “trial users”…

1. Add a client into the punish group.

In realtime bandwidth, by click “kill” icon in “connections”, you can add a client into the punish group for a period of time. Your own virtual group will also appears here.

2. Clients in the punish group.

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3. Remove a client from the penalty box

To remove a client from the penalty box, you can wait for punish timeout, or click “reset default” in “unblock and reset”.

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4. Set “access policy” and “bandwidth” policy for the punish group.

In “Access Policy” and “Bandwidth”, you can set policy for the punish group. For example, set “bandwidth shaper” for “punish group” to have only 20kb download rate limit.

 

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