Manage Excluded IP addresses

You can use the Excluded addresses option in the AutoBlock tab in the Vulnerability Protection window to create exceptions for IP addresses that you trust. Your Norton product allows connections from an excluded address and does not include the address in the Addresses currently blocked by AutoBlock list.

You can use the Excluded IP addresses dialog to add the IP addresses you trust.

Your options are:

All computers on my current network

Lets you allow connections to or from all the computers that are connected on the network to which your Mac is connected.

A single computer

Lets you allow connections to or from the IP address of the computer that you specify.

All IP addresses beginning with

Lets you allow connections to or from the computers whose IP addresses begin with the IP address that you specify.

All IP addresses on a network

Lets you allow connections to or from all the computers on a local network that share the base address and mask address that you specify.

You can use the Exclude IP addresses window to do the following:

  • Add the IP addresses you trust.

  • Edit the IP addresses in the excluded IP address list.

  • Remove the IP address from the excluded IP address list.

Add an excluded IP address

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

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Vulnerability Protection row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Vulnerability Protection window, select the AutoBlock tab.

  5. Click the On option to turn on AutoBlock.

  6. Click the Excluded addresses option.

  7. In the Excluded IP addresses dialog, click Add.

  8. In the New AutoBlock excluded address dialog, select the required option from the menu to add an excluded IP address.

  9. Type the base address and click Save.

Edit an excluded IP address

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

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Vulnerability Protection row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Vulnerability Protection window, select the AutoBlock tab.

  5. Click the Excluded addresses option.

  6. In the Excluded IP addresses dialog, select the excluded IP address, and click Edit.

  7. In the Edit AutoBlock excluded address dialog, make the changes as required.

  8. Click Save.

Remove an excluded IP address

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

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Vulnerability Protection row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Vulnerability Protection window, select the AutoBlock tab.

  5. Click the On option to turn on AutoBlock.

  6. Click the Excluded addresses option.

  7. In the Excluded IP addresses dialog, select the IP address that you want to remove.

  8. Click Remove.

  9. Click Save.

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DOCID: v56206147_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 09/02/2016