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Anonymous
May 16, 2005 10:12:01 PM

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i have 3 computers on a local lan for home use , i want to upgrade the
firewall software on them , i want to be able to allow or block by address ,
such as allow two ip subnets and single p.c.s to do print and file share but
deny all other subnets. is there a firewall that can do this for less than
$60 for all three computers,
what vendor and software do you recomend ?,
unless windows XP service pack 2 firewall can allow and deny by ip subnets,
if so , where is the instructions to do this on windows help or microsoft
web?
Anonymous
May 16, 2005 10:38:03 PM

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This is easy with WinXP's firewall.
Exceptions -> add Port -> change scope

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sChNuTz
MCSE, CCNA, Linux+, Net+, A+


"marty12983" wrote:

> i have 3 computers on a local lan for home use , i want to upgrade the
> firewall software on them , i want to be able to allow or block by address ,
> such as allow two ip subnets and single p.c.s to do print and file share but
> deny all other subnets. is there a firewall that can do this for less than
> $60 for all three computers,
> what vendor and software do you recomend ?,
> unless windows XP service pack 2 firewall can allow and deny by ip subnets,
> if so , where is the instructions to do this on windows help or microsoft
> web?
May 17, 2005 3:35:29 PM

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In news:42947931-3ACA-4A0F-AEFC-3CA8D8F96E99@microsoft.com,
marty12983 <marty12983@discussions.microsoft.com> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> i have 3 computers on a local lan for home use , i want to upgrade the
> firewall software on them , i want to be able to allow or block by
> address , such as allow two ip subnets and single p.c.s to do print
> and file share but deny all other subnets. is there a firewall that
> can do this for less than $60 for all three computers,
> what vendor and software do you recomend ?,
> unless windows XP service pack 2 firewall can allow and deny by ip
> subnets, if so , where is the instructions to do this on windows help
> or microsoft web?

Outpost Firewall Pro has a family license (up to five computers) for $75
USD. It's not less than $60 but it's fairly close and will do all that
you're asking and more.

www.agnitum.com

Galen
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"And that recommendation, with the exaggerated estimate of my ability
with which he prefaced it, was, if you will believe me, Watson, the
very first thing which ever made me feel that a profession might be
made out of what had up to that time been the merest hobby."

Sherlock Holmes
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