Blocking access to Yahoo! Messenger webcam features

Article:HOWTO18797  |  Created: 2009-01-16  |  Updated: 2010-01-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO18797
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Blocking access to Yahoo! Messenger webcam features

Yahoo! Messenger has several webcam features that let IM users communicate through video by making a direct connection to a Yahoo! network server. You can block access to this server.

See Post-installation tasks for instant messaging.

To block access to Yahoo! Messenger webcam features

  • Do either of the following tasks:

    • Configure your Web proxy to block access to webcam.yahoo.com on port 5100.

    • Configure your internal DNS to resolve webcam.yahoo.com to a non-existent IP address (such as 127.0.0.1).


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