Bill Stout wrote...
>Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 10:41:05 -0700
>From: Bill Stout <bill .
>Subject: Re: nt 4 buit-in firewalls
>>At 10:44 PM 8/21/96 -0400, you wrote:
>>i was curious if anyone has used nt4's built in firewall feature? if so,
>>what comments do u have on it? also, does anyone know how to set it up to
>>avoid server level ping floods (icmp)? thanx
>>=BB=BB=BB ntmaster =AB=AB=AB
>O.K. 'NT Master', I'll bite the bait, what 'built in firewall feature'?
>There is a product called Catapult, which is a proxy (not to be confused
>with a firewall) which runs on top of NT 4.0 and IIS 2.0.
The original mailer was probably refering to what seems to be a packetfilter
utility in NT4.0 b2 (don´t know if it is in the release but I guess that
somebody will correct me?
You can setup filtering based on TCP and UDP ports and IP protocols.
It´s kind of hidden but follow the path and the sun will shine :-)
Start, Settings, Control panel, Network, protocols, TCP/IP, properties,
Advanced, x-mark Enable Security, click on Configure.
There you go, in that submenu you can permit or deny by TCP and UDP port and
Does it work, no idea. Probably not since this is a beta but I woudn´t trust
Microsoft for this thing. My memory is still remembering the "dot dot
feature" in their FTP and IIS servers.
If somebody is or has tested this, please let me know.