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Parental Controls properties

The Parental Controls Properties allow you to hide profanity in Dictionary, limit access to websites, or set time limits or other constraints on computer usage.

You can apply Parental Controls Properties settings under both Computer Configuration and User Configuration.

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Content Filtering tab

Time Limits tab

Content Filtering tab

The Content Filtering tab settings of the Parental Controls Properties control websites that users are allowed to access and support the following management modes: Never, Always.

Content Filtering settings apply to Mac OS X 10.5 and higher only.

The following options are supported:

  • Hide profanity in Dictionary

    Select to hide profanity in the Dictionary application.

  • Limit access to websites by

    Select to filter websites explicitly or by using the built-in adult content filter.

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Filter content explicitly

Filter content with the built-in adult content filter

Filter content explicitly

Note: This procedure shows you how to set up the Parental Controls content filter to allow access only to websites you specify.

To filter content explicitly

  1. Open the Parental Controls Properties and select the Content Filtering tab.
  2. Select the Always management mode.
  3. Check Limit access to websites by.
  4. Select allowing access to the following websites only from the drop-down box.

    The view now shows a single box with buttons on the right side.

  5. Allowed websites will be displayed in the user's browser. You can organize the websites using folders. Click Add folder to add a folder. Type the name of the folder and press Enter.
  6. Click Add website.

    The Web Site dialog appears. Here you can type the display name for the web site and the Web address.

  7. Type the web site display name in the box labeled Web site title type the web site URL in the box labeled Address.
  8. Click OK.

    The new website is displayed under the folder. You can drag items to move them to different folders.

  9. Add additional folders and websites as needed, then click OK to save settings and close the Parental Controls dialog.

Filter content with the built-in adult content filter

To filter content with the built-in adult content filter

  1. Open the Parental Controls Properties and select the Content Filtering tab.
  2. Select the Always management mode.
  3. Check Limit access to websites by.
  4. Select trying to limit access to adult websites from the drop-down box.

    The view now shows two list boxes with buttons on the right.

  5. The system tries to limit access to adult websites using a built-in algorithm. You can override the behavior of the system filter by specifying websites that should always be allowed or always be denied.
  6. To allow a site, click the Add button under the Always allow sites at these URLs heading. Type the URL of the website and press Enter.

    A new website is added to the allow list.

  7. To deny a site, click the Add button under the Never allow sites at these URLs heading. Type the URL of the website and press Enter.
  8. Click OK to save settings and close the Parental Controls Properties dialog.
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