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Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?

If you turn on the child mode or whatever it is called, does this prevent people from using VPNs on the network?

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Re: Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?

Hello

Yes it is one of the categories that is blocked with child safe.

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Re: Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?

Consider overriding the category block by listing the VPN domain(s) under My Virgin Media > My Apps > Web Safe > Websites

Make sure Advanced Network Error Search is off.

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Re: Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?

if someoe knows how to change the DNS they know how to bypass the dns

open command prompt.
nslookup WELL_KNOWN_ADULT_SIDE.com 8.8.8.8
visit returned ip in broswer

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Re: Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?

Thanks. That's annoying as I need to use a VPN for work to change my location. Is there anyway to over ride this but keep the other aspects of the parental controls running?

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Re: Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?


@用心棒 wrote:

Consider overriding the category block by listing the VPN domain(s) under My Virgin Media > My Apps > Web Safe > Websites

Make sure Advanced Network Error Search is off.

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Thanks. What is the VPN domain? I connect to the VPN via an app on my computer.

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Re: Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?

Contact the VPN vendor to ask which domains need to be Allowed for their service to work.

Alternatively (as alluded to by apcyberax earlier) use an alternative DNS on the device to bypass Web Safe, for example for Quad9

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Re: Does the child safe mode prevent the use of VPNs?

it wasn't clear you was trying to get a work VPN working. Your question sounded like you wanted to block them using websafe
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