As for Firmware 6.3, Peplink devices can block specific site categories as defined by publicly available blocking lists in addition to blocking specific web domains.
Supported DevicesTwo versions are available: lite and full. The full version supports a larger blacklist with more specific categories. Lite: Balance: One, 210, 310 MAX: BR1*, BR1 Mini, BR1 Slim, BR1 Pro*,BR1 ENT, Hotspot, BR1/2 IP55*, BR2*, Transit, OTG* (HW2 or above), 700 HD2, HD2 Mini, HD2 IP67, HD4 MediaFast: 200, HD2, HD4 Surf: SOHO*, SOHO MK3 * HW2 or above
Balance: 305, 380, 580, 710, 1350, 2500
MediaFast: 500, 750
Setting CategoriesTo begin, navigate to Network > Firewall > Content Blocking (For MAX Devices: Advanced > Content Blocking). lite Version
Setting Customized DomainsIn addition to categories, you can also define define specify domains to block or allow.
Setting Exempted User Groups and Subnets
Frequently Asked QuestionsHow does the Web Blocking list work? Your router has an integrated list of website categories (e.g. adverts, file sharing). When the router detects traffic from a source URL that matches the website list, that traffic can then be blocked if needed.
Will the Web Blocking list work without an IC2 subscription?
Yes, the Web Blocking list will continue to function without an IC2 subscription. However, the list will not be updated.
Will the Web Blocking list work for out-of-warranty devices?
Yes, the Web Blocking list will continue to function for out-of-warranty devices. However, the list will not be updated.