WEB Suggestions for forums blocked at work

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  1. YourMomOnRyeBun

    YourMomOnRyeBun New Member

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    A small group of associates are looking to setup a discussion forum to share project information

    They work on restricted gov computers and cannot access "<A href="http://www.insertthedomain.com/forums" sites">www.insertthedomain.com/forums" sites

    What is flagging the system to not let them access the site? The URL or the coding itself?

    If we setup a site with the same pages, but a URL of
    www.insertthedomain.com/blahblahblah
    Would it work?

    I know..."try it yourself and find out", but I don't want to waste money on domain names and vbulletin (or other program) just to find out it doesn't work

    If it is the actual coding on the page, can anyone suggest another forum program that might sneak through?

    We have also tried blogs, but they were blocked also.

    Thanks!
     
  2. YourMomOnRyeBun

    YourMomOnRyeBun New Member

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    Oh yeah...a proxy is not an option. I just need to find the actual forum/blog that will allow direct access...
     
  3. hsmith

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    https usually works
     
  4. Ricky

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    they have a filter blocking out any websites outside of their "allowed" list.

    contact the webmaster and discuss allowing a website. he most likely wont because he'll think it'll bring some sort of securtity risk. Especially if its gov based.

    Maybe you can try to see who's in charged of your Intranet and they can install a basic forum inside your internal network.
     

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