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Blocking all connections to a specific domain only

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Hello,

I've been struggling to find how I could potentially write a simple (iOS) app that would be able to block all connections to a specific domain (to prevent the user from accessing a specific social media platform for example, even from another app).

The information that I have found so far is that I should probably create a Packet Tunnel Provider within a Network Extension and ask the user to add VPN configurations, but I haven't found any example code that would show exactly how to implement this.

Do you have any idea how I could do that in a simple way (block all connections to a specific domain)? Is there a framework/library that I could use to do it easily?

Thank you!

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Hi,

so the packet tunnel provider is the only option to achieve this. There are just a few tutorials available and the documentation is not perfect either.

I am currently working on a work project that uses this Network Extension and I wish I weren't. So many pain points.

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