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G DATA Security Client Firewall - Rule Wizard

The Rule Wizard allows you to define new rules for the selected rule set or to modify existing rules. The Rule Wizard is especially suitable for users unfamiliar with firewall technology. For a granular control over individual rules, use the Advanced Rule Set Editor.

The Rule wizard offers various rules. All of them can be used to quickly allow or deny a specific type of traffic. For most rules, a specific Direction can be defined, which governs whether the program is tobe blocked for inbound connections, outbound connections or both.

  • Share or block applications: Select a specific application on the hard disk to explicitly permit or deny it access to the network governed by the rule set.
  • Share or block network services: Blocking one or more ports is a quick way of eliminating vulnerabilities that could be used for attacks by hackers. The wizard provides the option ofblocking ports completely or for a particular application only.
  • File/printer sharing: Allow or block file and printer sharing.
  • Share or block domain services: Allow or block network domain services.
  • Shared use of the Internet connection: Allow or block Internet connection sharing (ICS).
  • Share or block VPN services: Allow or block Virtual Private Network (VPN) services.
  • Advanced Rule Set Editor (expert mode): Open the Advanced Rule Set Editor.
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