To stop Blockade from blocking domains at any moment log into your admin portal (http://localhost:8053 by default) and click on "Settings" in the Manage drop down window and turn "OFF" the Blockade Server, then Click Save.

This action will immediately stop all of Blockade Server's functions across all of your devices and network. All domain traffic will be immediately allowed as the lookups will stop and simply pass all queries to the relay name server.  At this point Blockade does not attempt to block any queries.  

When you are ready to start blocking again, click on "Settings" in the Manage drop down window and turn "ON" the Blockade Server and click Save.  


Blockade Server will immediately go back to work protecting your network and all the devices on it.

Note:  When blocking is disabled or when it is enabled again, your local browser typically has a DNS cache as well as your operating system.  Both of those may still hold residual query artifacts regarding DNS lookup regardless of Blockade.


Modified almost 7 years ago

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