DNS Request Question

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by mata7, Jan 18, 2007.

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  1. mata7

    mata7 Registered Member

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    hi guys i don't know to much about how firewall works and i have a question and hope maybe some of you can help me Whit this

    I'm trying now Outpost firewall, and some times for example i want to update SWare Blaster the fire wall ask me something about DNS Request i allow it cause i fell i can trust that applications

    my question is, is OK to allow DNS Request on thus applications, like SBlaster, Ad-ware etc, or should i supposed block it?

    thanks in advance for you help
     
  2. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    yes its ok to allow them. DNS is used to translate host names to IP addresses.

    How DNS Works
     
  3. mata7

    mata7 Registered Member

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    thank you man for you help, and btw nice link esay to learn how it work :)
     
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