firewall joke? or is it me?

Posted: 03-28-2008, 01:04 PM
trying to create a new firewall rule on vista enterprise 32 bit sp1.
any rule i creat immediatelt gets a red sign over it (like a no smoking
sign)... WHY is this happening? unbelievably the documentation mentions
nothing about this

thanks

firewall joke? or is it me?


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Phillip Drummond
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Re: firewall joke? or is it me?
Posted: 03-28-2008, 01:21 PM
ok i guess thats a DENY symbol... but why does the rule not work? i am
attempting to block ALL outbound traffic to port 23.


"Phillip Drummond" <na@na.com> wrote in message
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> trying to create a new firewall rule on vista enterprise 32 bit sp1.
> any rule i creat immediatelt gets a red sign over it (like a no smoking
> sign)... WHY is this happening? unbelievably the documentation mentions
> nothing about this
>
> thanks
>
Robert L. \(MS-MVP\)
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Re: firewall joke? or is it me?
Posted: 03-28-2008, 05:55 PM
By default, Block the connection is checked. You need to check Allow the
connection.

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"Phillip Drummond" <na@na.com> wrote in message
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> ok i guess thats a DENY symbol... but why does the rule not work? i am
> attempting to block ALL outbound traffic to port 23.
>
>
> "Phillip Drummond" <na@na.com> wrote in message
> news:OjhP9RNkIHA.4140@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>> trying to create a new firewall rule on vista enterprise 32 bit sp1.
>> any rule i creat immediatelt gets a red sign over it (like a no smoking
>> sign)... WHY is this happening? unbelievably the documentation mentions
>> nothing about this
>>
>> thanks
>>
>
Jesper
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Re: firewall joke? or is it me?
Posted: 03-28-2008, 06:22 PM
We would need to know *exactly* what settings you have made in the rule to
know why it is not working.

Personally, I'd also like to know what you are trying to achieve with this
rule.
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"Phillip Drummond" wrote:
> ok i guess thats a DENY symbol... but why does the rule not work? i am
> attempting to block ALL outbound traffic to port 23.
>
>
> "Phillip Drummond" <na@na.com> wrote in message
> news:OjhP9RNkIHA.4140@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> > trying to create a new firewall rule on vista enterprise 32 bit sp1.
> > any rule i creat immediatelt gets a red sign over it (like a no smoking
> > sign)... WHY is this happening? unbelievably the documentation mentions
> > nothing about this
> >
> > thanks
> >
>
>
 
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