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brinkn
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Using HIPS to stop connections to a wireless access point

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Hello

     I am curious if anyone knows a good way to prevent a workstation from connecting to a specific wireless SSID (such as ATTWifi).  I could do a connection aware group and tie it to dhcp, dns, etc, but I would rather prevent the workstation from  connecting in the first place.  Any thoughts or suggestions would be welcomed.

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Re: Using HIPS to stop connections to a wireless access point

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I do not believe this is possible with the HIPS product.  There are hard-coded rules that will always allow DHCP/DNS traffic, that cannot be removed.  Also, there is no specific HIPS functionaltiy to prevent wireless adapters from connecting to specific access points.

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McAfee Employee

Re: Using HIPS to stop connections to a wireless access point

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I do not believe this is possible with the HIPS product.  There are hard-coded rules that will always allow DHCP/DNS traffic, that cannot be removed.  Also, there is no specific HIPS functionaltiy to prevent wireless adapters from connecting to specific access points.

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