Currently Being ModeratedAug 11, 2012 4:59 AM (in response to Jemster)
Yes, this caused my eldest son to get a major negative first impression about OS X 10.8! "It's broken! Nothing works!!". I.e. YouTube did not load... Didn't load in Chrome either.
Luckily I could calm him down after turning Parental Controls OFF for now. But at the moment he has no time limits so I must fight for the access to our Mac ;-)
I hope this will be fixed soon.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 23, 2012 11:22 AM (in response to Jemster)
I agree this is very frustrating.
I want to restrict hours ont he machine, that's it. If I pick not to restrict web pages, it should allow https web pages. if I restrict web pages and add always allow exceptions things like https://tools.google.com, it still blocks them.
In order to make his machine useable for school work, with 10.8.2 I have to turn off all parental controls completely.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 23, 2012 11:34 AM (in response to stevereed)
What you need is in here:
I solved the problem for my machine once I got onto 10.8.2 and executed the following line in terminal:
/usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/dscl . -mcxset /users/username com.apple.familycontrols.logging web always -bool false
(replacing username with the short name of the user I was trying to set up with Parental Control time limits)
There's details in the thread as to why this works (disabling some logging that's unnecessary for what you need). Why Apple haven't fixed this properly, I have no idea, obviously home users are below Facebook users in pecking order but let me know how you get on with that, good luck!