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wireless,too much firewall?


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#1 boopme

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Posted 19 December 2004 - 09:35 PM

I have my main PC: ethernet connected with cable modem. It has XP pro,SP2 and a firewall. From here I've connected a Linksys WRT54GS 80211g router. I connect another PC and a laptop on a home network. Second PC is XP Home and lap is Pro both are SP2 and each is firewalled. All have internet working fine. But neither can share the printer or files. In fact neither can see the printer. The 2nd PC can see the 1st but cannot share. The lap is blind. The printer is shared. Are there too many firewalls in the scenario?
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Posted 23 December 2004 - 02:53 PM

Way too many firewalls. All the computers that you want on the internal network, but be behind the same firewall with nothing blocking them from reaching each other. If the firewalls permit, you may be able to create specific rules to let them in, but if you trust all the computers on the internal network it is simple to just let them see each other without any restrictions




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