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The iBoss Home has a limit of 15 Identified devices. This is due to a physical limitation of memory on the device. Alternatively you may identify the critical devices on your network and use the "Default Filtering Group" to filter all other devices. This...
To set a log in password for the iBoss please go to myiboss.com > Edit Preferences > Set or Change Password. *On this page we suggest you check the "Enable Password Recovery" option. This will allow you to have your password sent to your email if you happ...
QUICK-SETUP REFERENCE This document is meant for the setup of the iBoss Pro device on a small business network. You may also refer to iBoss Pro user manual which can be downloaded here [http://support.iboss.com/staff/index.php?/Knowledgebase/ViewKnow...
2/8/2011 - A recent change with Apple.com has caused trouble with a normal 'Allowlist' entry for Apple services such as iTunes. There is an extra dot after the domain name ("apple.com."). For a workaround please follow the below instructions: Home->Con...
Please go to myiboss.com > View Log Reports, Click the "Email-Reports" link in blue at the top of the page. This will bring you to E-mail Reports settings page. Here you can adjust what type of reports will be sent to you by the iBoss. The iBoss Reports ...
To setup a custom message on the Sleep or Block page please go to myiboss.com > Edit Preferences > Customize Block Pages. On this page you can adjust the custom message on the Block pages and/or the Sleep pages.
Home->Identify Computers & Users->Identify/Edit this computer or Home->Identify Computers & Users->Advanced Add When identifying a computer you have the option of assigning a group to the computer, bypassing all filtering or mandating that a user login. ...
CONNECTING YOUR IBOSS HOME TO A MODEM/ROUTER Generally when you receive a modem/router combo the ISP (Internet Service Provider) will give you a way to access this unit so that you may adjust wireless settings etc. This will usually be given to you...
This tutorial will explain how to connect the iBoss behind another router so that you may use it as a filtered access point. 1. Connect your computer to one of the four LAN ports of the iBoss. Please go to myiboss.com > Setup Network Connections > Config...
QUICK-SETUP REFERENCE This document is meant for the setup of the iBoss Home device on a home network. You may also refer to iBoss Home user manual which can be downloaded here. [http://support.iboss.com/staff/index.php?/Knowledgebase/ViewKnowledgeba...
The wireless function of the iBoss can be disabled by pointing your browser to myiBoss.com (or 192.168.1.1 by default) and navigating to: Home->Setup Network Connection->Configure Wireless Settings and changing 'Wireless Access:' to Disable. Please be a...
If the iBoss requires a login for a computer to have access to the Internet you will need to make special exceptions for programs that run during off hours such as antivirus and Windows updates. This can be done at: Home->Identify Computers & Users->U...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Identify Computers & Users, scroll to the bottom of the page to the "Default Filtering Policy" section. Here you may change the option to "Block all unidentified computers from accessing the Internet." *Only computer...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Configure Internet Controls > Block Keywords. This page allows you to create keyword Block lists as well as use our predefined lists. The iBoss will block Internet sites that contain these specific keywords in the URL...
To do this go to myiboss.com > Identify Computers & Users, scroll down to the "Default Filtering Policy" section. These settings apply to computers that are unidentified on your network. You can choose to apply the rules set by the "default" filtering gro...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Setup Network Connection > Configure Wireless Settings. Below please find information on each of the different wireless connection types. *When you change the wireless password you MUST change the ESSID (Wireless Netw...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Edit Preferences > Change Time Zone, select the Time zone drop down menu and choose your timezone.
To set up port forwarding there are two basic steps: 1. Set up the addressing correctly 2. Configure the port forward STEP 1: The device/computer to which you will forward traffic needs an IP address that will not change. A device requesting an addr...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Setup Network Connection > (WAN) Configure Internet Connection / or (LAN) Configure Local Area Network. Click here [1] to see a video on how to do this. Links: ------ [1] http://youtu.be/yLOCLoGcm9Y
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Setup Network Connections > Edit Advanced Settings. Set the UDP destination & source port between 1024-65535, depending on desired ports. Always On Connection [1] This option allows you to maintain Internet access ...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Setup Network Connection > Configure Wireless Settings. *You can choose whether to enable or disable the wireless access. ESSID   You may change the ESSID to one that you prefer. This is the name of your wireless ...
*If you are creating "Users" you may want to set the computer(s) that the "Users" are logging into to: "Require User Log In" for the filtering policy. -This will block all Internet access for the computer(s) unless a user has provided their log in credent...
To do this first you'll need to go to the iBoss Home page. Please go to myiboss.com > Reports. Scroll to the bottom of the page and choose one of the options. you may either click "Save to File" which will save it as an HTML document or "Export as CSV." C...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Identify Computers & Users, click the "Identify / Edit this Computer" button. You may then give the computer you are on a nickname, choose the applied filtering, choose whether computer overrides user and add any note...
To log into your iBoss please type "myiboss.com" in the URL bar of your Internet browser. If thise URL does not work you may also try the default LAN IP address of the iBoss. Generally this address is 192.168.1.1 [1] unless it has been changed. Links: ...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Identify Computers & Users, Click the "Users: tab. Within the Identified Users section you will see your list of Users. On the right side of this list you will see a button that says "Remove." Please click this button...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > Identify Computers & Users, click the "Users" tab, scroll to the bottom and click "Advanced User Settings." Scroll to the bottom of this page and you may then set the session timeout to any number of seconds.
Note: You will lose all your settings. There are two ways to do this. 1. Go to myiboss.com > Edit Preferences > Edit System Settings, click the "Factory Defaults" button at the bottom of the page. 2. Disconnect the power from the device. Plug the power b...
The iBoss can be managed remotely from an account accessed from the iBoss.com web site. Click here [https://www.iphantom.com/action/enterprisemanagement/login] to login or create an account by clicking "new user". Creating the account and logging in is do...
To do this please go to myiboss.com > View Log Reports > at the top of the page click the "E-mail Reports" underlined in blue. If you would like to have reports sent to you via E-mail, you may enable E-mail Report Log sending and specify an E-mail address...
To do this go to myiboss.com > Identify Computers & Users, scroll down to the "Unidentified Computers" section. This section contains a list of computers on the network that have not been identified. To identify one of these computers, click on the com...
The log in window is usually provided once an Internet browser is opened. You may open a User Log In window manually by going to myiboss.com, on the left side of the page you log in on you will see a link to the "Internet Access Window." Click that link a...
Home->Setup Network Connection->Edit Advanced Settings->'Always On Connection:' This option determines the iBoss action _IF THE SERVERS BECOME UNAVAILABLE_. Filtering continues based on the internally cached data but new pages are: Enabled = Allo...
Once your iBoss has been configured and Activated you may then begin to Identify computers on your network. The easiest way to identify computers & devices on your network is to do this from the device itself. 1. Open an Internet browser on the device y...
*This process can only be applied to iBoss units that are firewall/routers. This process will allow you to extend the wireless range of your network. This is ideal for households and businesses that wish to have a wider wireless range. If you have a...
If you have a Vonage or VoIP box, it is recommended to install it ahead of the iBoss. This is because you do not want to set any filtering rules on the VoIP connection. The configuration would look like this: Modem --> VoIP --> iBoss --> Computers
By default the iBoss places all "Unidentified" computers in the Default filtering group (Group 1). This option can be viewed by going to myiboss.com > Identify Computers & Users, scroll fown to the "Default Filtering Policy" section.
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