A few questions (noob)

Discussion in 'LnS English Forum' started by Cormack, May 11, 2005.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Cormack

    Cormack Guest

    Hi all.

    So i decided to try out L'n'S and untill now i'm very pleased (nonbloatware + low mem foot print = win :> ).

    However, i come from an application based Firewall,
    but i'm starting to figure out how to make rules.
    But i'm interested in what the apps are allowed to do,
    when i dont make a rule for them?
    F.e i just authorized firefox to access the internet, but didnt make a rule.
    does that mean that it's allowed to use all ports or is L'n'S "smart" enough to only allow TCP port 80?

    Second, i've made 2 rules for my bittorrent client :

    TCP allow port 52001 in/out
    UDP allow port 6881 in/out

    Still i see many connections to the 52001 port being blocked in the log?
    I've placed these rules just above the TCP block incomming connections rule (advanced ruleset).

    Btw. is there a certain tip for how i place my rules (top/bottom)?
    iirc p2p needs to go just above the TCP block incomming connections,
    so what about games/browsers/ftp aso.
     
  2. Defenestration

    Defenestration Registered Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2004
    Posts:
    1,097
    If you authorize an app but didn't make a rule LnS will allow the app to communicate on all ports and to all IP addresses. This can easily be changed by double-clicking the app in the list and entering the ports/IP's you want to allow/dis-allow for this app.

    Re. 52001 port being blocked. What rule is blocking it ?
     
  3. Cormack

    Cormack Guest

    The "TCP: Block incomming Connections" rule.

    i've placed my bittorrent rules just above it.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.