Does Windows inside VM need a FW?

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by mattdocs12345, Jan 27, 2014.

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    mattdocs12345 Registered Member

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    Assuming my host OS has a good inbound protection. Do I need an inbound FW for a guest OS inside VM?
     
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    sthmptn Registered Member

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    I would say that if your VMs are set up to use NAT network (default) then no. You should still get popups from the host FW.

    I set mine up as bridged, so would install a FW in the guest if I feel it's needed.
     
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    thank you for clearing this up
     
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