Edit the access settings of an application

You can edit the following access settings for an application:

  • Logging and Notifications settings

  • Specific access settings

  • Default access settings that you configured for the application

Edit the Logging and Notifications settings for an application

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Advanced.

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Connection Blocking row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Connection Blocking window, in the Editing settings menu, select the network location that you want to edit.

  5. In the View menu, select Applications.

  6. Select an application that you want to edit.

  7. In the View pane, select the row that contains the application name, and then click Edit.

  8. In the Edit application window, edit the logging settings. Your options are:

    Override global logging settings

    Select the Override global logging settings check box to select the logging options

    Log allowed inbound connections

    Maintains a record of all the allowed incoming connections that use the application.

    Log allowed outbound connections

    Maintains a record of all the allowed outgoing connections that use the application.

    Log blocked inbound connections

    Maintains a record of all the blocked incoming connections that use the application.

    Log blocked outbound connections

    Maintains a record of all the blocked outgoing connections that use the application.

  9. In the Edit application window, edit the notifications settings. Your options are:

    Override global notifications settings

    Select the Override global notifications settings check box to select the notification options

    Notify me of allowed inbound connections

    Displays an alert for all of the allowed incoming connections that use the application.

    Notify me of allowed outbound connections

    Displays an alert for all of the allowed outgoing connections that use the application.

    Notify me of blocked inbound connections

    Displays an alert for all of the blocked incoming connections that use the application.

    Notify me of blocked outbound connections

    Displays an alert for all of the blocked outgoing connections that use the application.

  10. Click Save.

Edit the specific access settings for an application

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Advanced.

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Connection Blocking row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Connection Blocking window, in the Editing settings menu, select the network location for which you want to edit the specific access settings.

  5. In the View menu, select Applications.

  6. Select an application for which you want to edit the specific access settings.

  7. In the View pane, select the row that contains the specific access settings for the application, and then click Edit.

  8. In the Edit address window, edit the required option.

  9. Click Save.

Edit the default access settings for an application

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Advanced.

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Connection Blocking row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Connection Blocking window, in the Editing settings menu, select the network location for which you want to edit the default access settings.

  5. In the View menu, select Applications.

  6. Select the row that contains the default access settings for the application in the View pane.

  7. Click Edit.

  8. In the window that appears, select one of the following options:

    Allow

    Allows the network connections for the application.

    Block

    Blocks the network connections for the application.

    Ask

    Prompts you with a notification window.

    You can select whether the firewall must allow or block the network connections using the application.

  9. Click Save.

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DOCID: v18928896_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 09/01/2017