Applicable Version: 10.00 onwards
Cyberoam’s IM (Instant Messaging) feature allows configuring and managing of restrictions on instant messaging services provided by Yahoo and MSN messengers. The traffic coming from the application in the form of files and chat is filtered by various rules and content filtering strategies.
Deny Login to Yahoo messenger for user John.
Web and Application Filter Module Subscribed
Follow the steps given below to deny login to Yahoo Messenger. You must be logged on to the Web Admin Console as an administrator with Read-Write permission for relevant feature(s).
Step 1: Add IM Contact
Go to IM > IM Contact > IM Contact and click Add to add a new IM Contact according to parameters given below.
Click OK to save contact.
Step 2: Add IM Rule to Deny Login
IM > IM Rules > Login and click Add to add a Login rule according to parameters given below.
Click OK to save rule.
Step 3: Apply IM Scanning on Firewall Rule
Go to Firewall > Rule > Rule and select the rule through which IM traffic would pass. Here, as an example, we have selected LAN_WAN_LiveUserTraffic. Enable IM Scanning in the selected Rule.
Click OK to update the firewall rule.
Above configuration will deny login to Yahoo messenger for user ‘John’. Document Version: 2.0 – 18 June, 2014