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Introduction to Bypassing Blocked Pages (OpenDNS Enterprise Only)
OpenDNS Enterprise provides the Bypass Blocked Pages feature to allow OpenDNS Administrators the ability to grant end-users bypass access for websites that are categorically blocked by Web content filtering rules or are listed in the Always Block list.
Bypass to blocked websites can be granted to specific OpenDNS users or, by defining a bypass code, to any user on the network who has that code. Bypass codes can be temporary or nearly permanent (1 hour to 10 years) and bypass access can be granted for specific content-filtered categories, for individual domains, or for all filtered categories on the network.
All bypass rules can be enabled or disabled at any time with a few mouse-clicks. Disabling previously defined bypass rules does not delete them; they can be re-enabled at a later date with the same few mouse-clicks.
Note: If you are using custom Guide and Block pages, you cannot grant a bypass session for network end-users. Blocked content will redirect to your specified Web servers and OpenDNS cannot manage bypass sessions on those servers.