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Access denial still impossible between 00:00 and 01:00hrs

Discussion in 'HyperWRT Firmware' started by pf5x, Oct 28, 2006.

  1. pf5x

    pf5x Network Guru Member

    Hi,

    Running 2x 54Gv4's in WDS config and Thibor 14. Very stable, very satisfied => great F/W.

    I have read the recent threads on the access restrictions subject, and tried to implement what I wanted: block my son's PC (IP .2.30) from 21.15hrs in the evening until 08.00hrs in the morning. All other PC unlimited access.

    The menus only allow entering hours in AM/PM format. Not a problem on itself but you cannot choose 00.00 hrs, the drop down menu starts at 01.00. (24hr notation is of course much more unambiguous ... But I am a nitwit wrt to programming so I'd better shut up).

    Here are the rules I have put in:

    #1 allow 0800AM-0915PM by IP (.2.30)
    #2 deny 0100AM-1155PM by IP (.2.30)

    I also tried #2 as 0100AM-1255PM but then the rule fails ... Apparently because it interprets 1255PM as 0055PM. This means there is a 1 hr gap in the rule. Of course ticking the 24hrs box solves this.
    But worse of all, #2 seems to overrule #1 as opposed to what is suggested in earlier threads. So the PC never has access except between 1155PM and 0100AM (" 'Round midnight" ...).

    So, I now ended up with these rules

    #1 deny 0915PM-1155PM by IP
    #2 deny 0100AM-0800AM by IP

    This works indicated by the rules, but this opens a one hour gap which I like to avoid.

    Any suggestions to avoid this are welcomed.

    -- Enno
     
  2. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    12:55PM is 5 to 1 in the afternoon, try 12:00 AM
     
  3. pf5x

    pf5x Network Guru Member

    Thibor,

    Tnx for the prompt reply. It solved the problem except for a 5 min gap ...

    I have now set the rules as follows:

    #1 deny 0915PM-1155PM (IP .2.30)
    #2 deny 1200AM-0800AM (IP .2.30)

    When I fill in 1200AM as end time in rule #1, the router replies "The end time must be bigger than start time". And I guess rule #2 now really means midnight (0000hrs) until 0800hrs in the morning (never understood this silly AM/PM thing). Anyway the gap is now only 5 mins.

    I am still curious why my initial proposed rules (#1 allow time slot by IP/ #2 deny 24hrs by IP) do not work ...

    -- Enno
     

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