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Firewall Issue
« on: February 24, 2009, 02:28:45 pm »
I've got two laptops running VL5.9.

On one (Compaq - see sig line) I have the firewall running, and can access the internet reliably by cable (wireless possible but less reliable).

On the other (Fujitsu - see sig line), I have been running wireless internet OK with the firewall off.  Today I decided to get the firewall running, and lost the internet.  When I removed the firewall again, the internet was back.

What changes do I need to make to run wireless internet with the firewall?
« Last Edit: February 24, 2009, 02:30:36 pm by Martin109 »
Compaq Armada E500, i686 Pentium III, 512Mb RAM, 3.2 Gb HDD, running Vector Linux 5.9 Standard

Fujitsu Lifebook, i686 Pentium M, 1.7 GHz, 1028Mb RAM, 40 Gb HDD, running Vector Linux 6.0 Standard

Compaq Evo, i686 Pentium M, 1.4 GHz, 512Mb RAM, 40 Gb HDD, running Vector Linux 6.0 Standard


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Re: Firewall Issue
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2009, 11:02:49 am »
Wow - way old, and you've most likely got an answer by now.

JIC, did u try the program menu, <system>, then either firestarter or Vector Control Center / firewall?

Sounds like the way to go was to have created permissions for your outbound html and ftp ports, at a minimum.