Wondering how to add or edit application rules in Firewall in TechGenie Total Security and Absolute? Well, you can easily edit or add the application rules in Firewall by clicking the corresponding button on the menu and specifying the local and remote IP address on your computer. But, before you do that, it’s important to know that Firewall is a component of TechGenie Total Security and Absolute, which protects your computer from inbound and outbound unauthorized connection attempts on both local networks and on the Internet.
The Application rules is a part of Firewall that determines how each application can access network resources and the Internet and controls the application that send and receive packets. Here’s how you can add or edit application rules in Firewall.
Adding or editing application rules:
To add or edit an application rule, you need to click the corresponding button, where a new window will appear:
• Program Path- Click the “Browse” button and select the application the rule applies to.
• Local Address - Specify the local IP address and port the rule applies to. If you have more than one network adapter, you can clear the ‘Any’ check box and type a specific IP address.
• Remote Address -Specify the remote IP address and port that the rule applies to. To filter traffic between your computer and a specific computer, clear the ‘Any’ check box and type its IP address.
• Direction- Select from the menu the traffic direction the rule applies to.
Outbound- The rule applies only for the outgoing traffic.
Inbound- The rule applies only for the incoming traffic.
Both- The rule applies in both directions.
Allow- The specified application will be allowed network/ Internet access under the specified circumstances.
Block- The specified application will be denied network/ Internet access under the specified circumstances.
So, now you know how to add or edit application rules in Firewall in TechGenie Total Security and Absolute. Well, the next time you want to make any such changes, simply browse the steps available here and make the changes as required.