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Can I block internet to a specific computer through AEBS?

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I have an Airport Extreme Base Station and am wondering if there's a way I can block certain devices such as a Mac from connecting to this router or using the internet? It's okay if I simply block them from the router but would like the option for it to connect to the router such as using the printer but I want to block the internet. Is this possible?

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You can use a dummy proxy server in your network settings. So you just go to system prefs > network > choose airport > advanced > proxies and enable http and https, then just put in e.g 1.1.1.1. In the override box at the bottom, put in the LAN IP with a wildcard e.g 192.168.0.* and this will allow connection to the router.

You can also use the OS X firewall. Pre-lion, it uses ipfw so you'd do something like the commands here:

http://apple.stackexchange.com/quest...nternet-access

Lion apparently uses pf, which has a config file in /etc/pf.conf so it would use something like:

http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=17540

The proxy is far easier though and you can just enable/disable using a checkbox.
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