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How To Enable File Sharing With Symantec Firewall

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I have a network of about 7 computers, all running WinXP Pro (SP2).  We have Symantec Client Security 3 (which includes Symantec Firewall) installed on all our computers.

We have one computer dedicated as a file server. This computer has groups/users set up so that users can only access directories where they have permissions.  When someone logs on from one of the other computers, they get access to the correct directories, etc until.... I enable the Firewall.

I need all the computers to be able to read/write to our file server.  How do I setup the Firewall to allow this to happen?  Is there certain ports (or something else) that I can allow so this can happen?


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