Friday, September 01, 2006

Orkut blocked in office

Yesterday when i tried to access orkut.com from office, i got a Access Denied page..
ok.. they have started to block orkut.com site.

Soon people started to explore ways to bypass the block. Using proxies to browse was an option and safeheaven proxy was used initially.

Later Alok sent a mail saying that we cud access orkut.com using https://images3.orkut.com/GLogin.aspx
To serve images, orkut uses a different domain name. But this domain also serves all other pages. If you see the image urls in orkut, they are served from images3.orkut.com
Donno why it is done.

The domain www.orkut.com is blocked. But rest *.orkut.com domains are accessible.
Strange and funny .. we have access. Soon the administrators should figure it out and block it. Let us see when it happens.

I used netcraft to find out all the *.orkut.com and found the following the following domains
www.orkut.com , images.orkut.com , images3.orkut.com , help.orkut.com , media.orkut.com , cs.orkut.com

The status is
www.orkut.com - Blocked
images.orkut.com, images3.orkut.com - Currently using it to access orkut.com - use (http://images.orkut.com/Home.aspx or http://images3.orkut.com/Home.aspx)
help.orkut.com, media.orkut.com , cs.orkut.com - does not seem to be serving all pages and can not login thru it. When i try to access Login page / Home page , they error out saying "Bad, bad server. No donut for you.". May be these domains are not configured for it.

I dont spend much time on orkut and i am ok with using it at home. If orkut is blocked in your office, you can access it via proxy or try to see images*.orkut.com domain is accessible. Do it at your own risk. I dont know by doing this if you break any rules / code of ethics / etc .. etc..

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

it's still not good links
give some other
orkut.com when the name is there min block so give some with out name orkut.com
thank you ..
girish
magastargirish@yahoo.co.in

giri said...

it's still not good links
give some other
orkut.com when the name is there min block so give some with out name orkut.com
thank you ..
girish
magastargirish@yahoo.co.in

Siddhartha said...

you may try
http://kproxy.com

Siddhartha said...

I hate offices, that does not give 100% freedom...sorry for you...look for a new company.

prin said...

Ok now fun try it
www.safelizard.com
www.browseatwork1.com
www.atunnel.com

Nitin said...

its not working out man....its still blocked out....

Anonymous said...

images.orkut.com works in my office... however we are not able to view any video on this site...a ll other features are working

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