Re: Stealth vs. Blocked

From: Art Kopp (
Date: 04/10/03

From: Art Kopp <>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 21:19:12 GMT

On Thu, 10 Apr 2003 13:40:48 -0400, "Bargepole" <>

>"Art Kopp" <> wrote in message
>> If stealth is of no value (or even detrimental) then what's the point
>> of using a software firewall for single PC users who have file sharing
>> disabled (and who aren't running a server of any kind)?
>A software firewall can be used to log incoming or outgoing connections, if
>that's of interest.
>It can also be used to prevent outgoing connections to specific services or
>hosts. This could be of use in a multi-user, single PC environment.

I use Sygate from time to time for both purposes.