A firewall is a piece of software that controls what connections can be made to and from a network.

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How to configure Windows Firewall to allow all ports in use by IIS Express

My understanding of this technet article, per the page that brought me there*, is that I can configure the Windows Firewall to allow all inbound traffic on any port being used by a specified ...
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Windows 8.1 third party firewalls and Hyper-V virtual switch compatibility

I have the following problem: Hyper-V is installed on windows 8.1 with an external virtual switch. Everything works fine with windows firewall When I try to install any third party firewall on ...
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How to open a port for all users: NSA 2400

I'm trying to open up port 8332 for all users behind my firewall but can only find instructions for doing so for a single IP address. How do I make sure all my users can use a specific port? I've ...
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Blocking ads at the firewall level

Possible with the proper firewall rules or proxy setup? For example, when an ad loads, at the bottom you can usually see the domain it is loading itself from. I figure block the major ones in a proxy ...
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Block multiple programs through Windows 7 firewall quickly

I know how to block a single program through the firewall quite easily, but I have to do this for several applications now and the process becomes tedious. Is there any way to block multiple programs ...
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How can I restrict windows 7 to only use the local subnet, but block the internet

I want to block all internet connections to and from my windows 7 machine, but allow it to access everything on the local network. The local network is behind an Apple Airport Extreme. What is the ...
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How to setup firewall to allow internet connection sharing via Wifi USB stick?

I have a Windows8 computer linked to the internet via an ethernet cable ("Ethernet" network connection). I have attached to it a DLink Wifi USB stick, and I'm trying to share the main PC's internet ...
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How to open a specific port in Moutain Lion Firewall

I cant seem to find how to open a specific port in the ML firewall? I know you can give applications permisiion, but thats no good to me. Is there a way I can specify a specific port?
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how to save iptables rules permanently?

I want to keep some iptables rules permanence, so I just only add the rules manually: /sbin/iptables -I OUTPUT -p tcp --sport 80 -j QUEUE I am sure that the command works, because I could see it ...
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blocking port 80 via iptables

I'm having problems with iptables. I am trying to block port 80 from the outside, basically plan is we just need to Tunnel via SSH then we can get on the GUI etc. on a server I have this in my rule: ...
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What does an empty iptables mean?

I'm using CentOS and when type the command: iptables -L -v The output is as follows: Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 19614 packets, 2312K bytes) pkts bytes target prot opt in out ...
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What does it mean if a public IP address looks like a private IP address?

For example, I go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and it tells me that my IP address is 192.X.Y.Z. What does this mean? Isn't that a private IP address? How can I find my real public IP address? ...
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iptables INPUT command

On a ubuntu1, this is iptables command: sudo iptables -A INPUT -p icmp -j DROP so on the other computer (xp1) I can not ping the ubuntu1.So this is OK. But On ubutnu I [[ can ]] ping xp1. and I ...
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Firewalld - allowing ICMP in custom zone (centos 7 / redhat 7)

I want to enable ICMP echo-reply in a zone defined by source. I have a zone MONITORING where I want to permit some services like mysql and echo-reply. Permiting services like mysql is simple, but I ...
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How to portforward in Tenda TEI480T+

I just want to ask if anyone has a tenda router TEI480T+ dual wan. I have a problem regarding in portforwarding (virtual server in this router) because even I already added the IP address of the PC ...
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netsh advfirewall open TCP ports 80 and 443 for outgoing traffic

I need to do the following with netsh advfirewall commands: Open TCP ports 80 and 443 for outgoing traffic to dc.services.visualstudio.com and f5.services.visualstudio.com. How can I do this?
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What kind of hardware should I use for running a Untangle firewall/filter? [closed]

I'm looking to install an Untangle server as a component in my home network as a simple firewall and internet content filter. I will be running a separate machine on the network for HTTP and media ...
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Allow dropbox through windows firewall when everything else is blocked

Using this solution I've blocked all internet access with windows firewall and made an exception to allow local subnet traffic through the firewall. How would I allow dropbox through the firewall as ...
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Windows 2008 Firewall - How do I restrict HTTP inbound to specific IP?

My goal is to restrict all HTTP inbound requests to a specific IP addresses. I thought it would be a simple process - but I am not getting the result desired I have modified a predefined rule called ...
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Always allow a program to act as a server

I'm coding some small application. Basically it listens for incoming tcp connections. I always get this screen: I always press the accept/allow button but it keeps asking every time I start the ...
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Windows 7 is blocking ports

I am trying to open port 80 and 3690 for HTTP and svnserve respectively (inbound for both). I have Windows Firewall off, and have tried temporarily disabling Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise, to no avail. ...
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Block all ports except SSH/HTTP in ipchains and iptables

How can I block all ports except ssh (port 22) httpd (port 80) using iptables and iphains?
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Disabling SPI and QOS on my router for another feature?

Well, I purchased a D-LINK DIR-655 model C router and I really like it so far. The only issue I have is that there is a function called "True Gigabit Routing Connectivity" that does this When this ...
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Is blocking / allowing by IP using .htaccess (or equivalent) enough to secure a resource on a web server?

Currently in the process of setting up a web infrastructure to host my web application where security is the most important factor and I need to be able to allow only specific IP addresses to a ...
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Firewall is blocking packets for hMailServer

I installed hMailServer on a Windows 7 (SP1) machine for mail delivery only inside a local network. After configuring a pair of mailboxes, I also configured a Thunderbird client in the same machine ...
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Clients unblocking AWS S3 Content on their firewall

I have a website that serves out user generated content from AWS S3. I have a client that wants to use our website from behind a firewall. They are asking me to provide them with a static IP Address ...
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Change the insecure default to restricting scope to LAN, for adding exceptions to the windows 7 firewall?

My network is generally set to Home or Work, i'm not commenting here on Public. I understand that with Home or Work, the Private firewall profile is used. I have noticed that with the Windows 7 ...
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What settings are required for VMware Workstation shared VMs to be accessible with ZoneAlarm Free Firewall installed?

I have Workstation 11 installed on a Win 8.1 Pro system. I just installed ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2015 and now can no longer access my locally shared VMs, either from the machine they are installed on ...
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Can softwares access internet through svchost without firewall attention

Can softwares access internet through svchost without firewall attention? I have added one of my programs in the Kaspersky's firewall and I set it to deny access to internet. But now I think it is ...
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Cannot open port 25565 and others

I try to open my Minecraft server and my gmod server ports. Now I only try Minecraft and I tried to open in 192.168.1.1 in Windows firewall. I went to this site: ...
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Which ports to open in order to access a Windows Server 2008 shared drive through VPN?

There are two servers, A and B. The networks of those servers are connected through VPN. Each network is protected by a firewall and all ports are blocked. I am the owner of server A, and ...
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Allow access from outside network with dmz and iptables

I'm having a problem with my home network. So my setup is like this: In my Router (using Ubuntu desktop v11.04), I installed squid proxy as my transparent proxy. So I would like to use dyndns ...
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How to allow Dropbox to auto-update by adding an exception to ESET firewall?

I am using ESET Smart Security v5.2.9.1 and Dropbox at Windows 7 x64. The problem that I am facing is that every time Dropbox wants to auto-update, it downloads an updater file that has different ...
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Block all Outside IP addresses to NAS using Winbox/Microtik

I am not an expert on networking and firewall rules. I can use the Microtik/Winbox app to the point where I can setup basic firewall rules. I want to basically block all outside IP access to my NAS ...
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Connect to nodejs through public ip address

I have a basic node express app running on port 3000. I can access it via 127.0.0.1:3000, my private ip is 192.168.1.2 I've set up portforwarding in my d-link router as followed: Private IP ...
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Block websites to a certain IP range with mikrotik router

I have a MikroTik Router 951Ui-2HnD that connects my computers with the ISP. I want to block Youtube and Facebook but only in a few computers. I created a Layer7 Protocol with: Name : Denied Websites ...
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Ports not opening correctly

I am trying to open up ports to run a program but it won't work. I am trying to open up port 80 for testing, but even that didn't work. Here are the steps I'm going through. Open windows firewall, ...
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Google chrome keeps crashing: possible conflict with comodo firewall?

I've used chrome for years, and comodo firewall and HIPS protection for some months, but suddenly google chrome started crashing as soon as it was loaded. I tried to reset my user profile and ...
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Connect 2 Networks and restrict acces

The Setting: 2 apartments where each has it's own internet connection over an AVM Fritz!Box. I'd like to connect both apartments with a network cable. In apartment 1 is a NAS wich should be ...
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How can I control specific traffic like UDP traffic with iptables on ubuntu?

If for example I would like to send just the UDP traffic to an IP-address, is it possible to do this with iptables ?
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Comodo Firewall blocks Cisco Anyconnect VPN

I am running Comodo Internet Security Firewall (6.3) and trying to connect to work using Cisco AnyConnect VPN client. I can make the connection but can't do anything else, not even ping by IP ...
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UDP blocked by Windows XP Firewall when sending to local machine

I work for a software development company but the issue doesn't seem to be programming-related. Here is my setup: Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3, all updated Program that sends UDP ...
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Changing network type from Unidentified network to Private network on an OpenVPN connection

Is it possible to change the connection type in Windows 7? I have a OpenVPN connection which is identified as "unidentified network" and I do not want to apply certain rules to all unidentified ...
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How to debug “SIP registration failed”?

My SIP phone, which I use from Turkey with a virtual UK number, has recently stopped working with "SIP registration failed" and the supplier of the UK number has told me the times of the last ...
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linux: how to troubleshoot forwarded port?

My home internet connection has a static IP address (eg: 123.123.123.123) I have configured my router to forward port 9000 to an internal host (192.168.1.101), which is running Ubuntu 14-04. I run ...
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Iptables limit user access time and mac

I am trying to create an iptable chain to kick my daughter off her ipad during the night. With the mac only filter I can block access but when I add time it no longer works. Does anyone see an issue ...
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Route Windows application to specific network interface

I have two connections (one wired, one wireless, if relevant). One connection passes thru a proxy (which is not under my control) and is domain controlled. The other is a simple wireless connection ...
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Control communication flow between devices on a network

For simplicity, let's say my network looks like this: [Internet/Modem] | [Standard home wi-fi Router] | [Windows/Mac PCs] ...
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How to open a firewall port in Windows using Power Shell

I would like to know how to open a firewall port in Windows by using Power Shell.Could anyone write a script for opening a firewall port.I saw a similar post on ...
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Connections from virtual host to internet OK, but to rest of LAN, broken

In a notebook running Ubuntu 14.04 I have installed VirtualBox and created a virtual server with Windows 7. The PC is connected to a 192.168.x.y LAN. The virtual server is in a host-only network with ...