Phantom's Rule's and Microsoft Router

Discussion in 'LnS English Forum' started by PikeDude, Sep 23, 2003.

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  1. PikeDude

    PikeDude Registered Member

    Aug 3, 2003
    Hi Phantom,

    I've been using your Ruleset 5.0 since it first came out without any problems. I just recently purchased a Microsoft router the MN-100 and it comes with the Microsoft Network Utility that I like. This utility is used to configure the router and whenever I start it up, it always says that i'm not connected to the network and the internet, and yet I can still surf.

    I tried to disable the internet filtering in LNS and everything was connected, when I enabled the internet filtering in LNS the network was again disconnected (even though I could still surf).

    To not get this error message everytime, I searched for the rules that were preventing the router to connect to the utlity and these two were the ones that once enabled caused no more errors.

    1- ICMP: Ping Other (REQ)
    2- ICMP: Ping Other (RSP)

    Is there any security risks if I leave these 2 enabled? Am I less secure? or should I (if possible) create other rules that enable the network utility software to connect to the router and leave these two disabled.
    Thanks for your time and help.
  2. Phant0m

    Phant0m Registered Member

    Jun 7, 2003
    Hey PikeDude

    View those two rules Description Info available on If you have further Questions don’t hesitate to poster…

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