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Global Dashboard

Device Naming

Device Naming This is where you can assign a friendly name and IP to the devices on your network for easy identification and management. You should only need to do this once per device. NOTE: You only need to do this on the devices you can’t already tell what they are. Android devices usually need to be renamed as per the example below. How it works: Go to Manage Device > Device Naming Choose your device from Select From Currently…

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Upgrade Firmware

Upgrade Firmware Go to Global Dashboard > Manage Device > Upgrade Firmware Upgrade to a new firmware release, or re-install for troubleshooting. If there is a new firmware available it will say “There is a new firmware for your device” Otherwise it will say “The Kibosh firmware on your device is up to date” FAQ: you do not have to be at home or connected directly to the Kibosh Router. FAQ: you can update the firmware even if it’s the…

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Schedule Internet Access

Schedule Internet Access 1). How to schedule the Internet to shut off globally or per device. 2). How to turn the Internet off NOW.          3). Troubleshooting ⇐ Legend: Block All Hosts = this rule will turn the Internet off for everyone (be careful) Block Only The Following Hosts = on the PCs you choose will be affected by this schedule rule Block All Hosts Except = all PCs except the ones listed here will be affected by…

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Web Usage

Web Usage Monitor Internet Activity in real-time, or historical going back at least 2 weeks. View activity for all devices, or specific devices. Enable Web Usage monitoring: Enable Web Usage > Monitor All Hosts Save Settings Recently Visited Websites: Display Hostnames OR Display Host IP = do you want to see PC device names, or their IP numbers? Recommended Setting: Display Hostnames Display All Hosts = show Internet activity for all devices OR click on Display All Hosts Drop-down and…

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Connected Hosts

Connected Hosts Quickly see what is connected to your Kibosh Router. NOTE: When you first install your Kibosh Router many devices will show (unknown) for sometimes many hours. This is due to the nature of DHCP and each device will register with the Kibosh Router at different times. You can expedite this registration process by restarting the device. 3 columns: NAME = friendly identifier (this can be changed in Device Naming) IP = TCP/IP address used to communicate over the…

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Wi-Fi

WiFi 2.4GHz WiFi G – Enabled / Disabled. Name = wireless network name Password = password to join the wireless network 5Ghz WiFi AC – Enabled / Disabled Name = wireless network name Password = password to join the wireless network   ← Global Dashboard ← Global Dashboard Help

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Options

Options PLEASE NOTE: Web Filter > Option settings are global and they will impact everyone. YouTube SafeMode: Off = no SafeSearch Moderate = videos flagged as adult in nature are blocked, comments are available. Strict = videos flagged as adult in nature are blocked, comments are also blocked. SafeSearch Lock-in enabled = blocks access to all non-SafeSearch enforced Search Engines except: Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, YouTube. SafeSearch ensures no pornography will show up in image and video search results. Ad Blocker…

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Category

Category Let’s say you want to block access to all Social Networking sites. Instead of hunting down each website and adding it to your Blacklist, you can block the entire Category by checking a box. See list of Blockable Categories of Websites you can block (this list grows over time).   ← Global Dashboard ← Global Dashboard Help

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Blacklist

PLEASE NOTE: Web Filter > Blacklist settings are global and will impact everyone. Blacklist This is where you can block access to a website or App. Note however that this feature is not always as easy as blocking a domain name. Many websites today will use two domain names: 1) the one we use in the browser, and 2) a completely different domain name they use to load-balance incoming traffic. Example 1: How to block Twitter – blocking the website…

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