Difference Between "trusted" Netword And "home"

catland
edited August 2012 in Firewall

Hi!


I have followed the guide "recommended settings" for the firewall module. But I still encounter some problems accessing shared folders on my home network, both SAMBA and Windows home sharing. But if I set network type to "trusted" it all works fine.


But, here is my question - does the firewall do any work at all if I set the mode to "trusted"? Or do I need to set it back to "home/office" and start tweaking to have any protection?


Nicklas

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  • Hello Nicklas :)


    Welcome to the forums!


    We have here the user guide for Bitdefender 2013 products:


    http://download.bitdefender.com/windows/de...serGuide_en.pdf


    At page 116 you have all the details about the Firewall modes for the network cards.


    Take care.

  • We have here the user guide for Bitdefender 2013 products:


    http://download.bitdefender.com/windows/de...serGuide_en.pdf


    At page 116 you have all the details about the Firewall modes for the network cards.


    Take care.


    Is this to say that if I have 'Home/Office' Network Type ticked for a specific Process and all other types are unticked, then the Process will only be allowed on Home/Office networks, and not allow inbound or outbound traffic from/to the Public Internet?


    -Scott

  • Hi Scott :)


    You are absolutely right. The process will be allowed to connect to the internet only on that network profile.


    Thank you!