Firewall for mac snow leopard

Posted on 2012-08-22
Last Modified: 2012-08-22
it there a default firewall on macintoshes? the OS is 10.6. if there is, how can I turn it off?
Question by:geriatricgeek
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    by:Lior Karasenti
    You have Firewall but its disabled by default

    read here:
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    You need to go to
    1. System Preferences ==> Security.
    2. Go to tab "Firewall"
    3. Click on the lock symbol at the bottom.
    4. Give your admin authentication
    5. Then you need to click on "Stop"

    But by default the build-in firewall is Off.
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    thanks. i found the setting and it was off.

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