[CentOS] Firewall for virtual machines

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 14 13:24:00 UTC 2009


From: mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
> Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> > Mhr wrote on Fri, 11 Dec 2009 13:50:27 -0800:
> > 
> >> would it be a bad idea (or a complete waste)
> >> to use a firewall, like ZoneAlarm, on my Windows guest OS?
> > 
> > Yes, using ZA is a bad idea. XP has its own firewall which is enabled by 
> > default if you are patched up-to-date. Keep that on.
> 
> Huh? I've *NEVER* heard great things about WinDoze firewall, and the std. from 
> the fairly heavy duty folks I know who support WinDoze is that the std for 
> non-commercial is ZoneAlarm.

Personaly, I use ZoneAlarm 'mainly' for the outbound blocking.
I like to know (and allow/disalow) when an application tries to phone home...

JD


      


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