How to Enable Google SafeSearch (by Using LAN DNS)

Google Search offers SafeSearch filtering service which can help us to block inappropriate or explicit images from Google Search results. The examples below will show you how to force LAN networks to enable Google SafeSearch with LAN DNS feature on Vigor2960.

  1. 1. Open Command Prompt to ping forcesafesearch.google.com then record the IP address. The IP address could be different in other countries.

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  1. 2. Enable DNS Redirection via LAN >>General Setup.

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  1. 3. Create a LAN DNS profile.

    1. 1. Input Profile name.

    2. 2. Check to enable this profile.

    3. 3. Input www.google.com or www.google.com.tw as Domain name.

    4. 4. Input the IP address that we resolved in Step 1.

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  1. 4. Clear Browser's cookies.

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  1. 5. Browse to www.google.com.twand in the browser we can see the message “SafeSearch has turned on”.

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  1. 6. Try to search the inappropriate keyword “porn” and we can see the content has been blocked by Google SafeSearch.

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Published: 
Monday, January 26, 2015