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Firewall: DNS Blocking


Anyone knows how work Firewall: DNS Blocking?

I tried to put facebook to block, but it did´t work.



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McAfee Employee

Re: Firewall: DNS Blocking will only block when a browser actually goes to  It will not work for

* will block when a browser goes to <anything>, but will not work if you just type in

* will work for both <anything> and, but could also block other * websites (if applicable, e.g.,

DNS Blocking only works if the Windows system performs the DNS lookup itself; it does not work when a browser is set to proxy to a server, since the proxy server would do the DNS resolution.

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