[TriLUG] OT: Windows firewall software

Chris Bullock cgbullock at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 12 16:35:36 EDT 2007

We sometimes furnish machines to other locations, and we use the windows
built in tcp/ip filtering.  Does quite well for what we use it for.  We
have it locked down to even only allow certain outbound ports also, and
even in some cases to only allow certain incoming and outgoing IP
--- Brian Henning <lugmail at cheetah.dynip.com> wrote:

> Had some trouble with smart-hosting, so here's a message I sent a
> ccouple
> days ago that never made it.
> Hi Gang,
> Just wondering if anyone would recommend an alternate to ZoneAlarm for
> Windows firewalling (given that Windows Firewall is right out).  I used
> to
> swear by ZoneAlarm, but now it's gotten so bloated, it's the
> slowest-loading
> thing on my system short of Norton AntiVirus.  Plus of course it's
> limited
> in its ways.  I'd really love to have something that gives me
> iptables-like
> control within Windows.  Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> ~Brian
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