Forum discussion tagged with firewall.
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    Question Port remains "filtered" after port forwarding

    Hello, I don't typically make my own posts, generally gleaning what I need from other topics, etc. So if there's something I've improperly formatted or posted in the wrong place, please let me know & I'll try to fix it. So, I've been trying to start up a Minecraft server for my friends & me...
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    Question Valorant freezes on Map loading and only works with VPN ?

    I recently installed Valorant on my PC and everything installed smoothly. But while playing, every time I start the game it launches without any error. I even get a good ping in the lobby. But as soon as it finds a match, the game freezes at the map loading screen. Nothing happens after that. I...
  3. frankp70

    Question Unusual network behavior on Pi Zero W running Raspbian Buster 2020-02-27 release

    Not sure if this is a hardware or software (OS) issue, but here goes... I brought up a Pi Zero W last month running the then-current Raspberry Pi OS (Raspbian Buster) 20-02-27 release. It has updated itself to linux kernel 5.4.51+. This headless system is running 5 servers (of note): an RDP...
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    Question How to be sure that a device on the local area network is not accessible over internet?

    How can I check that a device connected to my local area network (LAN and WAN) is not accessible from outside over internet? I use a router and its firewall seems enabled but I want to be sure that it actually works.
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    Question Cisco ASA Help IPSEC Tunnel is up but I cant ping remote hosts and Vice Versa

    Hey as the title says, this is my first IPSEC tunnel I've set up it seems like almost everything is good and I have the tunnel active but I cant ping remote hosts I swear its like on config off from working so very simple set up here at my house (GFIREWALL) I use and at the...
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    [SOLVED] HELP Firewall Expert, Setting up a Cisco ASA 5505 at home I can reach internet from ASA but not from computer inside LAN

    Setting up a Cisco ASA 5505 at home I can reach internet from ASA but not from computer inside LAN could someone help me? I have set the outside interface for DHCP and I can acquire my public IP address, I can ping outside, but inside devices can't ping anything or reach outside, also I'm a bit...
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    Question Windows 7 Product Key Validation Error

    Hello, a long time ago, our family invested in a family laptop. That laptop was an ASUS G60VX with a completely legitimate version of Windows 7 Home Premium. About a month ago, I got my hands on a DELL Inspiron 570 Desktop computer with many missing parts. I replaced as many parts as I could...
  8. SimplyChai

    Question Router's Blocking Shield's Up (

    Has anyone noticed various brands of routers blocking the "All Service Ports" scan function of Shield's up ( Individual port scans (or common ports scan) on the same site pose no problem, nor do the individual or common port scans from any other site that allows you to test for open...
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    [SOLVED] Bridge mode - Firewall enabled or disabled?

    Hello! I have switched my modem to bridge mode. The NAT and DHCP disabled of cos automatically, leaving that to my router. The firewall + upnp stay enable. The connection is fine. I'm wondering, should I also disable the firewall of the modem, or that is not necessary/not affecting anything...
  10. Question Disable Firewall Notifications

    I turned off my Windows 10 Firewall because I never liked windows firewall ever but I keep getting notifications to turn it back on, I get like 5 per day I turned all of the notifications I can turn off but the f-ing notifications won't leave me alone
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    Question Question about the firewall that comes with your modem

    Can the firewalls on the modems provided to us by the various service providers perform deep packet inspection or can it only do stateful packet inspections? :unsure:
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    Question When I use the Windows firewall to block all outbound programs, I lose my WiFi connection?

    Hi Folks - I need a little help please. I have a test system running Windows 10 and I need to block ALL outgoing communication except being able to use the Internet through FireFox. When I block all outbound connections in the "Public" tab of the firewall properties, I lose connectivity to the...
  13. marco6661

    [SOLVED] My internet crashed when i search ingame servers in CSGO after i changed my wifi adapter

    so recently i changed my wifi usb adapter to a PCI wifi adapter, i can browse the internet and download stuff on steam faster now but when i tried to play csgo and search matchmaking suddenly my internet crashed and my downloads also stopped on my pc, but when i'm back on the desktop again the...
  14. mangaman

    Question Blocking ports in Firewall but nmap says otherwise

    I'm blocking ports in Windows Firewall, but when I run a loopback scan in Nmap, it says that the ports are open. I go into windows firewall and create a new rule in the "inbound" section. I set it to "block the connection", then specify the port and protocol. I save it for public, private and...
  15. oxidioveg

    [SOLVED] why are all my ports closed ?

    recently steam has stopped working properly , 0kbs download , online matchmaking doesn't work etc.. i thought that my net is just being slow , but everything else was working fine(uplay,epic launcher...) until i checked the ports & i'v found all of my ports closed like all of them even the...
  16. editor1

    [SOLVED] Can I run/have GlassWire and commodo fire wal at same time ?

    Hi I'm a little confused about glassWire's fire wall. Can I run/have GlassWire and (commodo or windows) fire wall at same time ?
  17. willyburns

    [SOLVED] Do I need antivirus software on my PC now that I have a good wireless router?

    Hello people! I have setup a new network using a BT Openreach Huawei HG612 modem and an ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900, which replaced the nasty lump of plastic that TalkTalk made me purchase with their fastest broadband package, which is laughably up to 70.2Mbps (I should've stayed with Virgin...
  18. Question Need help with network setup to connect to VPN server

    Hi, So I've been instructed to connect to a VPN server that a colleague has set up, he gave me an IP and Port and which Protocol to use (UDP) that i should open as outbound connection in the firewall. The idea is that a Linux controller and a PC is communicating with each other in a private...
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    Question Cannot connect to router IP or printer IP

    Hello, As the title describes I am having an issue where I cannot connect to my router's IP nor my printer's IP with my windows 10 desktop however I can connect with my laptop. The desktop can connect to the internet, only the IPs are blocked from accessing the. I was using BitDefender and...
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    Question Working on new pfsense firewall

    I’m working on building a new pfsense firewall for our business, probably in abit over my head here. Currently using and old PC with pfsense installed. We have it set up to allow “email only” but are looking to add filtered browsing on select devices on the network. Should mention current setup...