How to create a firewall rule to allow wireless connections on unmanaged client

Article:TECH141066  |  Created: 2010-10-01  |  Updated: 2010-10-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH141066
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



How to create a firewall rule to allow wireless connections on unmanaged client


Cause



SEP client is blocking the wireless connections if the Network Threat Protection is enabled.


Solution



How to create a rule:

1) Open the Unmanaged Client Console

2) Select the Status menu

3) Click on Options button in front of Network Threat Protection

4) Select "Configure Firewall Rules"

5) Click on Add button

6) Write a name in the Rule Name (Allow Wireless Traffic, for example)

7) Select "Ports and Protocols" tab

8) Select Ethernet on Protocol

9) Select 0x888E on Ethernet type

10) Keep all of others fields as a default

11) Click OK

12) Make sure the check mark appears in the rule name column to enable the rule

13) Select the new rule and move up to the first rule in the list.

14) Click OK twice.




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