*For any scenario, create a default User, and apply the default policy. It's advised that this user should be named according to the site name.





Scenario A Apply default policy to all users


STEP 1.

1.1 Configure the default user which will be named according to the site name.

 - Make sure the policy is set to the default policy.

 - Make sure there is no IP set as this will then be defaulted to the dynamic IP.


STEP 2.

2.1 Configure the default blocking policy in P8DNS Console>Policies.


STEP 3.

3.1 Use the token ID for the default User (Created in Step 1), in the P8DNS Agent cfg.properties file.


STEP 4.

4.1 Restart the P8DNS Agent service.


Operating System Command
Linux restart
sudo systemctl restart p8dns.service
Windows restart
open service.msc - right click on p8dns.service and click restart




Scenario BAllowing access to everything for certain users and applying default policies to the rest of the LAN users.


STEP 1. 

1.1 Configure the default user which will be named according to the site name.

 - Make sure the policy is set to the default policy.

 - Make sure there is no IP set as this will then be defaulted to the dynamic IP.


STEP 2.

2.1 Create the policy that will allow all. (Lets call it Directors)


STEP 3.

3.1 Configure the Director user that will have access to everything.

 - Assign the Director policy to the Director user.

 - Add the IP's of the users that will have access to all.

 - Make sure the users have a static IP set.


STEP 4.

4.1 Use the token ID for the default User (created in Step.1), in the P8DNS Agent cfg.properties file on the host server.


STEP 5.

5.1 Restart the P8DNS Agent service.


Operating System Command 
Linux restart
sudo systemctl restart p8dns.service
Windows restart
open service.msc - right click on p8dns.service and click restart







Scenario CHave multiple sites you wish to configure on the same P8DNS Console (Lets say 2 sites)


STEP 1.

1.1 Configure the P8DNS Agent on all sites A and B.


STEP 2.

2.1 Configure 2 users on the P8DNS Console - Name these users after each site.

*You are able create different policies for each site or you can assign the default policy for each site.


STEP 3.

3.1 Take site A Token ID and configure it in the cfg.properties file on site A.

3.2 Do the same with Site B.


STEP 4.

4.1 Once all the sites tokens have been configured with the relevant site user, restart the P8DNS Agent for all the sites. 

Operating System Command 
Linux restart
sudo systemctl restart p8dns.service
Windows restart
open service.msc - right click on p8dns.service and click restart