Re: ZoneAlarm - Program Control Settings

From: Rolleston (rolleston_at_tiscali.co.uk)
Date: 09/10/04


Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 00:11:19 +0100

On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 15:54:31 -0700, Kerodo
<kerodonospamkenny@hotmail.com> wrote:
>In article <yKWdnWA-LshdQd3cRVn-rg@comcast.com>, "Jeff N."
><news.comcast.giganews.com> says...
>> Rolleston wrote:
:
>> > I wonder if anyone can tell me what the automatically
>> > generated settings would have been for this item:
>> >
>> > Generic Host Process for Win32 Services
>> > File name - C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
>> >
>> You need to allow that process for several Windows services rely upon it.
>
>True, however, he should only allow it outbound. He should deny
>"server" access for the internet for that program.

Do you know what the automatically generated default settings
would have been? I did not have to set these controls manually
before, so I assume ZoneAlarm must have allowed access of
some sort then. Any idea where the ticks, crosses and question
marks would have been?

Thanks,

R.