Cygwin and firewalls

Andrew Schulman
Sat Jun 18 11:49:00 GMT 2005

> I am wondering if there is a firewall that coexists with Cygwin well.
> IIRC, there were complaints about Norton software and about some other
> firewalls too. What would you recommend me?
> I ask because I've never had to use firewall before (my home box is behind
> NAT in a secure network) and I have no experience with Windows firewalls.
> I've just bought a laptop and a firewall seems to be necessary in this
> case.

Why is this a Cygwin question?  A firewall is a firewall.  Network
applications, both Cygwin and non-Cygwin, have to deal with it.  I don't
know what a Cygwin-hostile firewall would look like.

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