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Sophos Client Firewall Configuration

Posted on 2014-07-27
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Need some help getting the firewall configed for an admin workstation.  Have the guides, but it's not helping much for what I need.  Here is the scenario.  I am a domain admin and I basically want to allow everything I initiate from my workstation, but want to be in stealth mode.  I don't want anyone to be able to know my device is even on the network.  I think I'm close to that, but I am unable to access network resources like files shares.  I can get to the Internet, RDP, VMware client, Exchange, Lync and Citrix apps.  What I cannot do is open up ADUC, Remote to other devices via mmc snap-ins, or browse file servers.  Any help is greatly appreciated.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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don't allow incoming traffic i.e. block all from the local network.
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by:BrianRB
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yeah I've got that part...I'm thinking rpc outbound is blocked or something.  why would I not be able to use mmc to connect to remote machines or browse file shares?
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by:barrykfl
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if outbound not block ...then consider protocol and ports u didnt include them and block by default...eg. netbios , icmp , cifs ,ftp ...etc.
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by:BrianRB
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I'm under a gun right now.  Will you please send port numbers?
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_TCP_and_UDP_port_numbers
plse note some are tcp some are udp , just try to test first.
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