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Software firewalls, also known as host-based firewalls, provide a layer of software on one host that controls network traffic in and out of that single machine. Most operating systems now include firewall software, but many available software firewalls include central distribution, antivirus systems and disaster recovery.

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I am configuring the NSG for inbound traffic for a Virtual Machine hosted in Azure.
The inbound rule looks as follows:



The advisor is alerting that connetions say any / any
I need to leave …

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we set up our system to follow the C.I.S standard which means we have the firewall running with the polices as stated in the C.I.S.

Problem right now is that we no longer seem to have access to …

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We accidentally clicked on "Restore Default" in Windows 10 firewall screen and now internet extremely slow and most times it doesn't connect.  When we check the inbound it had many option uncheck when…

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Hi All,

Had anyone done firmware upgrade for pfsense from 2.2.6 to 2.3.3? is it stable? what instructions you followed for the upgrade?

Thanks.

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Hello All;

OK, as the subject states. We are wanting/needing to block IP addresses.
I do not currently have a professional industry standard hardware firewall at the moment.
So, we are going to …

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We have an MS SQL database server with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 standard. Until we are able to procure a proper firewall solution, we are relying on the Windows built-in firewall.

Is there …

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I need to stop the bit torrent port 6881 traffic from that port

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We have API comms with our vendor.

In what way(s) do an API firewall help?

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I don't have credentials to see inside of our checkpoint device.  What is the difference between Eth1 vs Eth1-01?

Eth1 (bond2)
Eth2 (bond2)
Eth3 (bond2)
Eth4 (bond2)
Eth7 (Sync)
Eth1-01 …

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We've installed a local firewall on our machines (McAfee Firewall). I've created a rule to Deny All unsolicited Inbound TCP traffic into the machine. How can I test to see if this is working? I'm not …

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Is there a way to effectively block file sharing sites for a limited # of users.
I imagine if I wanted to block for everyone I could change some firewall settings or use filtering software but what …

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I have a Cisco 5512 ASA with Firepower Service running on a VPN.   It currently has a Static IP out to the internet for WAN, and then one port being used on 192.168.2.5 and Firepower on 192.168.2.3 …

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I don't have access to the networking equipment.
I am troubleshooting why SQL server can't establish a connection between two servers on port 5022.
Running netstat -an | find "5022" on both sides …

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which attack method or malicious code typically used by attackers to access a company's internal network through its remote access system?

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Hi all,

I'm trying to figure out why Win (7) Firewall is blocking a program from communicating with a "server" PC I have running in a Home network environment.
 
Set up:
Installed software that …

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Hi,

So I've got a Watchguard firewall and I want to create a 'branch office VPN' connection to an IPfire firewall that's running OpenVPN ... is that possible? If yes, how?

And 'Mobile VPN' on …

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Hello,

It is bit weird question but wanted to get expert advise on how to put it forward.

I have a client for which i have setup Windows Firewall Policies controlled by Active Directory GPO. It …

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Are in current MacOS X the firewall settings individual for each network profile? Or are the firewall settings the same for all profiles.

I've no MacOS box at hand right now to test it myself and …

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We are an MSP and cloud host. We would like to buy (or use) a web filter that we can provision in the cloud and offer to our clients to use it as a web proxy (if that’s the best way, …

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We have a Direct Access 2012R2 Server configured with 2 NICS.

192.168.1.1 (not really) on WAN NIC
172.16.1.1 (not really) on LAN NIC

The public IP for direct access is 80.80.80.80 (not really)…

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Hello, I am facing a strange issue today. I have ex 2010 std, my company cannot send emails to one company. everything else is completely fine. we can send and recieve emails to everyone else. about a…

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Guys, I am after controlling one of my home pc where i would like to allow only Citrix website keeping rest of the internet sites blocked.

This pc is on my home network and i have admin access to …

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Hello I am trying to set it so that when an organization needs internet connectivity, rather then have to contact there IT administation, they could automatically create an SNAT through the web …

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We have a user with a mac book and i had given access to his mac book to connect to our WiFi network.
We were not aware and he had brought his own wireless devises plugged into his mac book …

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I am a bit confused on the configuration.  

What I want to do is to allow all traffic except RDP(3389) from two specific ip address in my network.  I know it can be done but I cant seems to get the…

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Software Firewalls

19K

Solutions

6

Articles & Videos

19K

Contributors

Software firewalls, also known as host-based firewalls, provide a layer of software on one host that controls network traffic in and out of that single machine. Most operating systems now include firewall software, but many available software firewalls include central distribution, antivirus systems and disaster recovery.

Related Topics

  1. Cisco
  2. Hardware Firewalls
  3. Networking
  4. Security
  5. VPN
  6. Microsoft Forefront ISA Server