System Configuration

System setup and feature deployment articles

List of Safe Search Google Domains
Google has many domains, native to the respective country. If you followed the instructions to enforce Safe Search via the Hosts File on Sonar, you'll ...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:01 PM
Deploying the SSL Inspection certificate
SSL inspection requires user devices to have SchoolZone's SSL inspection certificate installed and trusted. In this article we will go through deploy...
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017 at 9:54 AM
Configuring the AUP (Acceptable Use Policy)
Introduction What is an Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)? The AUP is a page pertaining to terms and conditions set by your school or organisation that users ...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:01 PM
Adding DNS Servers to Sonar
To be able to link your DNS servers with Sonar, you will have to enter them into a configuration file in the GUI, under Network -> Name Service. ADDING ...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:02 PM
Adding/Removing Interfaces on Sonar
When Adding/Removing/Altering interfaces on Sonar, you will need to navigate to "Network -> Interfaces" To Add a new interface, click the &qu...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:02 PM
BYOD and Sonar
BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, is the method in which Mobile Devices are filtered and monitored through your network, and how we can achieve the best way t...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:02 PM
Configuring WPAD
WPAD stands for Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol. Basically, a WPAD file is simply a Proxy Pac file, just renamed to wpad.dat. Everything about it is the ...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:02 PM
Sending Different Groups out Separate Internet Links using Squid
Some Schools or Institutions can have more than one internet link, from different providers. While a common option is to load balance across the different l...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:02 PM
Customising the Block Page
While the Block Page on Sonar comes with a pretty standard look, it is a customisable look that can be altered to reflect something that better represents ...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:02 PM
Setting the Date & Time
Having the correct date and time in Sonar can be crucial for some features of Sonar to function correctly (such as authentication). It is generally importan...
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017 at 11:02 PM