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Add General rules and Program rules

May 16, 2010

Program Control automatically creates most of the firewall rules that you need. You can add custom rules if necessary


Note:

Only experienced users should create their own firewall rules.


You can add the following types of firewall rules:

To add a General rule
  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Network pane, click Settings.
  2. Under Smart Firewall, in the Advanced Settings row, click Configure.

    You may need to scroll the window to see the option.
  3. In the Advanced Settings window, in the General Rules row, click Configure.
  4. In the General Rules window, click Add.
  5. Follow the instructions in the Add Rule Wizard.
  6. In the General Rules window, click OK.
  7. In the Advanced Settings window, click OK.

To add a Program rule
  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Network pane, click Settings.
  2. Under Smart Firewall, in the Program Control row, click Configure.

    You may need to scroll the window to see the option.
  3. In the Program Control window, in the Program column, select the program to which you want to add a rule.
  4. Click Modify.
  5. In the Rules window, click Add.
  6. Follow the instructions in the Add Rule Wizard.
  7. In the Rules window, click OK.
  8. In the Program Control window, click OK.

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