Re: Software Firewalls

From: Duane Arnold (
Date: 06/04/04

Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2004 23:00:48 GMT (Thomas Popple) wrote in

> Strange as it may sound, I'm looking for a free software that mirrors
> what the XP SP1 firewall does (i.e. allow all outgoing traffic, block
> all incoming traffic that is not in response to an internal request).
> Can anyone point out a suitable product and/or how to configure this
> setting.
> I've tried Sygate but can't figure out how to get this type of ruleset
> set up.
> Thanks

If you're trying to implement it on Win 2K, XP or 2K3, then IPsec may fit
the bill. IPsec is stateful like ICF and IPsec can block outbound if

Duane :)