Bandwidth limitation feature helps you to set the maximum speeds for downloads & uploads. Default value is disabled. All values are in KB/s (Kilobytes per second). Bandwidth limitation is very useful when you have many simultaneous connected terminals.
If you set 64 as Download Speed Limit, all terminals will have maximum of 64 KB/s download speed (512 kbps). Bandwidth limiting is terminal based.
Port Prevent option helps you to disable access to any port of a remote connection.
Any MAC addresses added to MAC Whitelist do not need to login to use WiFi. However, all other restrictions will be applied.
Any applications added to Forbidden Applications list can not connect to internet.
Any applications added to Excepted Applications list will by-pass Hotspot. Warning: You can not monitor or control excepted applications and no rules will be applied.
Website Filtering is one of the most powerful feature of HCSpot Hotspot Software. You can ban websites, root domains, ips, hosts, urls, keywords. You can also create your trusted websites list. HCSpot Hotspot Software's filtering engine can check any connections less than 0,02ms, even if you have millions of records.
You can enable/disable Advanced Rules under General tab.
Here you can add any websites, ips, urls, root domains, hostnames you would like to restrict. You can add one record per line. Note: Trusted Websites by-pass this filter (if enabled).
You can define banned keywords using Banned Keywords list. HCSpot Hotspot Software checks the title of the visited website. If title includes a banned keyword, access will be denied. You can add one record per line. Note: Trusted Websites and HTTPS (SSL) connections by-pass this filter.
Sometimes, you may want to trust a website. Let's say you wish to ban the keyword "porn". However, there may be an article in cnn.com about banned keyword. If you add cnn.com in your trusted list, cnn.com will not be affected by any filters.
Under Log tab, you can select connections you would like to log. You can enable/disable logging using this page.
You can define default variables for tickets. All these variables will be automatically set when you click Create Tickets button under Tickets page of the main window.
You can customize the appearance of HCSpot Hotspot Software using this page.
You can change the default TCP port of HCSpot Hotspot Software. We don't recommend you to change this option. Default value is 290.