View Full Version : Mac OSx & Norton personal firewall

Joe Hickey
2005-04-26, 00:33

I have a simple rule with my Mac, if the box has got Norton written on
it its not going in my Mac.
Remember their Crashguard that always crashed on startup?
I would ditch Norton and use the inbuilt firewall, which, in
conjunction with your router one, will give you more than enough


On 25 Apr 2005, at 20:00,bromo33333 wrote:

> From: bromo33333 <bromo33333.1o1zcn (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
> Date: 25 April 2005 17:35:04 BST
> To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> Subject: [slim] Mac OSX and Norton Personal FIrewall
> Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
> I have just got a SB2 and have it on my wired network - and the only
> way
> I can get the thing to play is to disable the firewall (Norton Personal
> Firewall). If I open the ports specified and "Allow All" in incoming
> and outgoing, Slimserver recognizes the SB2, but cannot stream music to
> it. If I disable and stream, then re-enable, the player stops about a
> minute later. From scanning the forums, I didn't see anything quite
> like this.
> My router has SPI and its own firewall, so this isn't a disaster -
> though I would much prefer to be able to have my old double-layered
> setup. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> (BTW, I love the thing so far!!)