PC's running behind a router can not communicate

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  1. Thinman

    Thinman Registered Member

    Mar 5, 2006
    I am new to LnS and am running the trial.

    I have installed LnS on both PCs. I have read the instructions "How to configure Look 'n' Stop for a Local Area Network ?" but obviously do not understand something. In particular the instructions state:

    1 : Select the Internet Filtering page of Look 'n' Stop
    2 : Click on the Add button
    3 : In the Rule Name zone, type "ETH : Authorize the other PC”"
    4 : In the Direction zone, click on "Internet >> PC and PC >> Internet"
    5 : In the Destination (PC >> Net) / Source (Net>> PC) zone, position Address Ethernet on Equals and just to the right of that enter the Ethernet Address of the other PC.
    6 : Click on OK. The Rule appears at the top of the list. You may leave it there.
    7 : Uncheck (suppress) the Stop sign () to free the Rule to allow data exchanges with the other PC.
    8 : Click on Apply

    Step 4 is where I think I am having a problem. It appears to me be screwed up. It doesn't tell me what to click on and appears to be a mixture of Direction zone and Source/Destination zone info.

    The Direction zone has three choices, Inbound, Outbound and Inbound/Outbound. I selected Inbound/Outbound.

    I have tried leaving the Source/Destination zone empty and also tried setting it to Equals with the physical address of the source PC.

    I have set the Destination/Source zone to Equals with the physical address of the destination PC.

    I applied this new rule and reboot the PCs.

    Still can not communicate.

    Any advice would be appreciated.

  2. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

    Oct 7, 2004
  3. Frederic

    Frederic LnS Developer

    Jan 9, 2003
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