- Simple DNS Plus
- Knowledge Base
- KB article #79
How to whitelist domains for Domain Blacklist and CYBERsitter plug-ins
The following describes how to whitelist domain names (prevent specific domain names from being blocked) when using either the Domain Blacklist
or the CYBERsitter
plug-in with Simple DNS Plus v. 5.2 and later (for v. 5.1 see this article
In the plug-in instance dialog, select the "DNS Requests" tab, in the "Process DNS requests" dropdown select "Only when...", click the "Add" button, select "Requested domain name" and "is in list...":
In the "DNS request access rule" dialog, click the "Add..." button and enter each domain name to be whitelisted.
IMPORTANT: Check "Not (reverse result)".
And click the "OK" button when done:
Back in the plug-in instance dialog, the new rule has been added:
If you need to add domains or make other changes to the whitelist, click the "Edit" button.
NOTE: Computers and Internet browsers cache DNS records, so if a web-site was blocked and you add it to the whitelist to gain access, you may also need to restart all browser instances and type "ipconfig /flushdns" at a command prompt on the local computer before you can access the web-site.