Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Mr. Y, Jan 17, 2008.
Just wondering if Jetico still continue to call up their company after registration?
i used jetico for 30 minutes on my pc
it gave me 150 popups in this sort time
i think it needs someone with very much spare time to answer this huge number of popups and questions that are very annoying for any normal user
i doesn't have presets for know applications
i think it doesn't
Thankyou for the reply-
I've got Jetico "under control & figured out" in regards to "pop-ups".
Apparently, Jetico calls home to it's Parent Company during the registration period.
Just wondering if it continues to do so after I have registered the product?
It might if it checks for updates or something like that. Why don't you write them an email and ask? They are pretty responsive from my experience....
I'll give it a try
Where do you see this "call home" ?
This is the first I have seen on this point.
I have never seen Jetico V1 or V2 make connection for registration or update.
I do check on all firewalls for any connection to vendor, for whatever reason.
Have you confirmation of this?, or have you seen mention of this? or is this just a post from somewhere?
I shut off my DSL modem during Jetico installationI and received an error "can not connect to network" or words to that effect- Subsequently, Jetico would not show up in the sys tray. I know that Jetico must have network access to function properly in the config file. Perhaps there was an error there.
I reinstalled Jetico with my DSL modem turned on and did not get that message again.
Correct me if I am wrong- About the only way that I know of to monitor if Jetico is trying to call out is to have a hardware Router that monitors outbound traffic.
Jetico does have some issues on startup, but these are due to the fact it uses variables within its rules. As example, if you look at the DNS rules (V2) you will see the rule includes "Name server", if it cannot obtain these, it will have problems.
On a standalone PC, yes. I do monitor firewalls via a gateway(PC) so I do check all firewalls to see if any connection is made that it should not. I have used jetico1/2 on and off since the beta`s of V1, and I have never seen it attempt to connect to "Home".
I did find a post from Nail (developer) on this over at the Jetico forums:-
Original post here
Thankyou very much for the info Stem!!!
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