Re: How to turn off alerts in Personal Firewall?
From: Marshall Schuon (peddlers_at_ptd.net)
Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2004 03:10:52 -0400
On Fri, 02 Apr 2004 21:37:02 GMT, Nomad <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Fri, 02 Apr 2004 12:43:32 GMT, Lars M. Hansen
>>On Fri, 02 Apr 2004 02:16:57 -0500, Marshall Schuon spoketh
>>>Does anyone know if there's an option buried somewhere in Norton's
>>>Personal Firewall that allows you to turn off alerts? The alerts
>>>about trojan horse attacks drive me nuts, but I can't find any way to
>>>turn them off without actually disabling the protection.
>>Yes, there is a way to disable it. I think (been a couple of months
>>since I've seen NPF) it might be the intrusion detection piece that's
>>most nagging. Go to the intrusion detection config screen, and disable
>>the warnings there... You may have to edit each rule :(
>>Lars M. Hansen
>>(replace 'badnews' with 'news' in e-mail address)
>In my experience with NPF 2003, if it's the Trojan alerts that are
>bugging you, you'll have to edit the rule pertaining to that
>particular Trojan, as Lars mentioned above. However, you don't
>necessarily have to edit all the rules. By changing the
>Backdoor/SubSeven rule to "create a log entry" instead of "security
>alert", I eliminated 99.99% of my trojan-related security alerts.
>Your mileage and/or trojans may vary. ;-)
That would be good. But I don't find any way to change the rule to a
log entry instead of an alert. I think I've looked everywhere, but
maybe ...? Further help would be appreciated.