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iMessage ignores ultrahub parental controls

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iMessage ignores ultrahub parental controls

by brentonc Starter Poster
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I have set time limits on my sons ipod touch, however iMessage still remains useable (send+receive) when the device is meant to be blocked. All other access from the ipod is blocked. Any ideas as to what's happening or what settings need to be changed?

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Re: iMessage ignores ultrahub parental controls

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@brentonc

Did you block by MAC address or device name in the Ultra Hub? If the other data is blocked, surprised that iMessage goes a different route but will ask the devices team about this also.

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by brentonc Starter Poster
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I think it's using the mac address, I can confirm tonight.

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Re: iMessage ignores ultrahub parental controls

by Staff Bogemon Staff
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Hi There

 

if you can provide us a screen shot that would be better.

 

regards

 

Dilhan

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Re: iMessage ignores ultrahub parental controls

by brentonc Starter Poster
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I have screen cap'd the parental control screen and the settings of the rule. Is there a non-public way I can share this with you?

 

Also while I have assigned a name to the device using it's mac address, the mac addressing option is currently not enabled on the ultrahub 

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@brentonc

ZIP the files and click on @Bogemon name and message direct. Thanks for taking the time to take the screen grabs.

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Re: iMessage ignores ultrahub parental controls

by brentonc Starter Poster
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Thanks @MikeHales, Images have been sent to @Bogemon

 

I also enabled MAC filtering but this has not stopped the messaging.

 

Further testing this morning after setting up the MAC filtering is that iMessage is sending text messages on the iPod & iPad but images sent via iMessage don't upload/download and internet browsing etc are blocked...

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Re: iMessage ignores ultrahub parental controls

by Staff Bogemon Staff
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I have PMed you a reply. Check and let me know.

 

regards

 

Dilhan

Device and CPE Engineer - Fixed Access
Vodafone.

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