Solutions

Blocking Google Talk and/or Google chat

Solutions ID:    KB3249
Version:    1.0
Status:    Published
Published date:    08/06/2009
 

Problem Description

You want to block Google Talk and/or Google chat

Resolution

If you want to deny Google chat and Google talk, you need to add the this policy to your local policy file

Go to the Bleu Coat management console, then select the Configuration Tab, Policy, Policy files

Form the local policy file, select the drop down menu and chose text editor.

past the lies below and click on install

<Proxy>

DENY request.header.User-Agent="^Google Talk"

DENY url.domain=//mail.google.com/mail/im

If you want to make your policy limited to certain IP or user/group, you need to change the code to have conditional DENY

 


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