How to use Group Policy to control access to web sites
This article helps you to use Windows Group Policy to control access to web sites.
Applies to: Windows Server 2003
Original KB number: 556044
Using the instructions bellow don't provide a full management solutions.
For large company/company with special security requirements, consider to use central management solution, like Microsoft ISA Server.
Create new GPO (Group Policy Object).
Under the new GPO, navigate to: User Configuration\Windows Settings\Internet Explorer Maintenance\Connection\Connection.
Double-click on Proxy Settings.
Mark the checkbox Enable proxy settings.
Under Address of proxy, write the host name of the local proxy (In case that you don't have a proxy server, write a 0.0.0.0 as the Server IP).
Under Exceptions, write the web site that you allow access to (To use multiple web site names, add ; between each web site name.
Press on Ok button, and close the MMC.
Apply the new GPO to the required OU/Domain.
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