How to Block Google Talk & Facebook Chat in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) using Application Firewall
This article describes how to block users from logging into Google Talk or Facebook from within AOL Instant Messenger (AIM).
Creating the Match Object
Create the following Match Object under Firewall > Match Objects (or Application Firewall > Match Objects depending on the SonicOS Enhanced firmware):
Creating the App Rule
Create the following App Rule under Firewall > App Rules (or Application Firewall > Policies depending on the SonicOS Enhanced firmware):
When users try to login to Facebook or Google Talk from the main window of AIM, or when they try to add Facebook or Google accounts from the Options > Settings > IM Networks page, they will be presented with the following:
When SonicWall Application Firewall blocks users from logging into Google Talk or Facebook, the following log messages will be logged under Logs > View: