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Old 12-02-2011, 08:27 AM   #1
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Some of my users with a (corporate) BB9300 use their BB 3G connection to connect their (corporate) laptop to internet to circumvent our normal internet connection that goes through our firewall with a browsing policy.
Does anyone has any ideas how to prevent this either on the handheld, the BES server or on the laptop ?

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Old 12-02-2011, 09:17 AM   #2
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Do your users need to tether away from the office?

If not, just completely disable tethering.

If so, I suspect it would be easier to attack it with a location profile on the computer.

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Old 12-02-2011, 09:30 AM   #3
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When away from the office they might need it, but they have a token they should use to setup a ipsec/vpn tunnel.
A location profile might be a good idea: when on the LAN, disable dialup/modem.
How do I "disable tethering" ?

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When away from the office they might need it, but they have a token they should use to setup a ipsec/vpn tunnel.
A location profile might be a good idea: when on the LAN, disable dialup/modem.
How do I "disable tethering" ?

Thanks again.
You say they "should" use the token. Is it required by company policy? Can you make it a system policy so tethering requires the vpn connection?

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