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Domain Schedules
Domain schedules are used to place schedule limitations on specific websites or groups of websites without affecting access to other websites

As an example, a domain schedule could be created to limit the time spent on social networking sites such as and without limiting access to other websites
Domain List
The domain list identifies the domains that will be controlled by this schedule
The schedule is used to control access to the listed domains. The user will only be able to access the domains within the constraints of the schedule
Domain schedules include two options:
Maximum Hours Per Day
This option maintains a running tally of the time any of the listed domains being viewed. Once the allotted time has expired the domain will become inaccessible to the user
According to a Time Slot Schedule
This option is used to set specific times when the listed domains can be accessed. All of the periods highlighted in red are times when access will be denied

This option also allows a maximum duration to be set. With this combination access can be restricted to a maximum duration per day while restricting what times of the day this allotment can be used
Common Problems
1. Setting a maximum duration without setting the permitted time slots
This occurs when the Allow access to this domain according to the defined schedule is selected and maximum durations are set, but there are no time slots set to permit access. As a result access will never be permitted
1. The user will be warned before the domain schedule expires
The warning is first displayed 20 minutes before the schedule expires. Options to view the schedule and to override the schedule using the Administrator's password are provided at this time
2. Browsers will not automatically close when the schedule expires if the computer is unattended
PC Chaperone is designed to prevent programs from automatically closing if their schedule expires while the computer is unattended in order to prevent the accidental loss of unsaved work. As soon as the user types or moves the mouse the program shutdown process will begin, giving the user a short grace period to save any unsaved work
3. The domain schedule can be extended using the Administrator's password
The schedule extension is in the form of selecting a date/time to extend the schedule until. After this period has expired, or the user logs off and back on, the normal schedule restrictions will be enforced. As a result there is no need to reset the override once the desired period has expired
4. Unused time allotments are not rolled over to subsequent days
5. Domain schedules are for entire domains
Domain schedules can only be set for entire domains, such as, not for individual web pages in a domain
Tips and Hints
1. Different maximum durations can be set for each day of the week by selecting the "Allow Internet browsing according to the following schedule" option, even if there is no need to limit the schedule to specific time slots. In this case all time slots are permitted