Enabling or Disabling the OfficeScan Firewall on Selected Endpoints

Use one of the following methods to enable or disable the firewall on the web console.

Method

Procedure

Create a new policy and apply it to OfficeScan agents

  1. Create a new policy that enables/disables the firewall. For steps in creating a new policy, see Adding or Modifying a Firewall Policy.

  2. Apply the policy to the OfficeScan agents.

Enable/Disable the firewall service from the web console

For the detailed steps, see OfficeScan Agent Services.

Note:

Disabling the firewall service automatically disables all firewall policies on the selected agents.

Use one of the following methods to enable or disable the firewall on selected endpoints.

Method

Procedure

Enable/Disable the firewall driver

  1. Open Windows Network Connection Properties.

  2. Select or clear the Trend Micro Common Firewall Driver check box from the network card.

Enable/Disable the firewall service

  1. Open a command prompt and type services.msc.

  2. Start or stop OfficeScan NT Firewall from Microsoft Management Console (MMC).