CYBERsitter BLACK v2 Setup
At the bottom of this screen, it will display the web address for accessing the BLACK with your browser which is usually cs-black.local/admin. Remember, when typing that into your browser, you must add http:// at the beginning, for example:
It will also display the date and time of your last blocklist update. This time will always be displayed using UTC (universal) time.
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be the BLACK's actual IP address. Write this down as you will need this for the last step.
At the bottom of the screen, it will display 2 more informational lines.
GW: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (The IP address of your gateway or router)
MAC: xx xx xx xx xx xx (The BLACK's MAC address identifier)
192.168.0.1. The BLACK also will display this for you. See the above step. "GW" will always be your router address as explained above. Please write this down if necessary.
adminunless you added a user at some point. If you didn't change your password, many manufacturers use
passwordas the default password. One way or another, you need to log in, so you will need the user name and password. If you received your router from your telephone or cable company, look on the documentation or box you received from them. You can also call their technical support line.
DNSservers. This stands for Domain Name Service. DNS is like the telephone book for the internet. We are going to change your DNS to use the CYBERsitter BLACK instead.
DHCPsettings area of your router configuration. You will probably have two DNS server entries, each set to a different IP address. You should write these down and save them in case you ever want to return your router to it's original settings.
Save Changes, whichever is applicable.
WiFIsettings as well, because some routers allow different settings for wireless devices. In each case, you will want to change your DNS servers as detailed above.
Save Changesand check your settings to make sure they all updated properly.
It should display a test page that is located on one of our servers. It will tell you what was tested and let you know that your BLACK is functioning properly.
Request Helpbutton below. Provide your router manufacturer and model number and send us a message letting us know where you are having problems. There are a lot of different types of routers out there, but we'll find the the information for you and send you back customized instructions.
black, all lowercase. Enter the password, and click on Login.. This should open up the entire site.
adult.listThis list is obvious. It blocks adult oriented websites.
malware.listThis list blocks internet addresses containing malicious material and helps keep you safe from viruses, ransomware, and many other types of malware.
advertising.listAre you tired of ads everywhere you go on the internet? Well, this list is going to change the way you see the web. It blocks about 90% of the advertising you normally encounter, even ads embedded in many videos. As a bonus, it also stops advertisers from collecting data about you.
gambling.listThis list blocks websites offering gambling and wagering games or services.
tracking.listWherever you go in the internet, numerous people are tracking you. They know your hobbies, the food you like, your religious and political affiliations, and who your friends are. This list stops that and lets you maintain your privacy.
proxies.listKids and hackers use internet proxies to bypass restrictions, and hide their tracks so they can anonymously go places on the internet. If this is a concern, you can select this list.
suspicious.listThis list blocks scam, phishing, and other questionable or unethical websites.
gaming.listThis list blocks websites online gaming and game support sites.
drugs.listThis list blocks websites promoting use of dangerous or illicit drugs.
fraud.listThis list blocks websites known for engaging in fraudulent practices.