Easy question: Windows Firewall log displays "DROP ---------MyIP-------------ForeignIP-------Ports----------------------------RECEIVE"

Posted on 2006-03-26
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
In the Windows firewall log, what does the RECEIVE mean at the end of "DROP ---------MyIP-------------ForeignIP-------Ports----------------------------RECEIVE"? Does it mean that it is accepting packets from the foreign IP after dropping some?

Question by:parkhensley
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    RECEIVE just tells the direction of the communication. Data was coming to you, but was dropped by the firewall.... fairly normal for Windows Firewall.

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