Originally Posted by yanks8981
For some reason, I feel there is a tremendous amount of details being left out. A principal of a private school AND the IT staff have said that its fine for a student to design network security to ensure that students don't have access to pornography. You also failed to mention IT was OK with this until it was suggested that IT would normally do this. I suspect you are asking us for advice to do something that you don't feel comfortable with posting the true reason because its embarrassing or illegal.
Ok people I'll tell you the whole story, and it is a true story, but then please try to help me with this.
Ok, so last year, the school got a new network, and as a student of this school, I connected a wireless router(yes, without a permission) so that students and teachers would have access to wireless internet, and everyone was happy about (everyone knew about it, even the principal), and the only thing which happened, I got warned to change the name of this wireless network (yes, at the beginning it had a stupid name), and I did that. So we had this wireless internet for a year.
So during this year, the principal told the IT guy to take the wireless router because in the european state where I live, the students are not allowed to have access to any pornography at school, so she did what she did because she did not want to get into any trouble because of this. So this year I talked to a teacher to whom I should talk to about the WiFi and the teacher said that I need to get only the IT guy approval. So I went to my class teacher to make sure if this is true and she said it is true, So thats what I did, and the IT guy said that I can connect WiFi router ONLY IF it has parent control feature which would automatically deny access to the porn website because the existing network at school does not have any control features.
I use at the beginning "principal" because I just did want to explain all of this, so I thought that If I would just use the word "principal" it would automatically mean that I got all of the blessing which was possible to get at school.Edited by mpw94 - 9/18/13 at 11:38am