Opening Ports for Western Digital My Book Live on the Norton NortonInternetSecurity2007 Firewall

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Open up Western Digital My Book Live. NortonInternetSecurity2007 You might see a window pop up like the one above. If you do, select Allow Always from the What do you want to do drop down box. Then click the Ok button. Then go aheand and open up the Norton Internet Security 2007. NortonInternetSecurity2007 Click the Norton Internet Security tab at the top of this window.NortonInternetSecurity2007 Click the Settings page header.NortonInternetSecurity2007 Click the Personal Firewall link that is about half way down the window.NortonInternetSecurity2007 Click the Configure button that dropped down. NortonInternetSecurity2007 Put a dot in to the Ask me what to do radio button. Turning that option on will cause the firewall to ask you before allowing a new program to communicate with the internet. Uncheck the Automatically customize Internet access settings for common programs checkbox. We want to know what the firewall is allowing out of your computer. Click the Program Control link on the left hand side of this window.NortonInternetSecurity2007 Find Western Digital My Book Live in the list of programs, and click it to highlight it. Then click the Modify button. NortonInternetSecurity2007 We want to click the rule in this list where the direction equals inbound or In/OUT.Click that rule and then click the Modify button. If you do not see that rule, then click the Add button. There should be one inbound and one outbound rule for this program. The outbound rule may allow all ports out, but it is important that there are two rules here.NortonInternetSecurity2007 Put a dot in to the Allow radio button. Then click the Connection tab at the top of the window.


Put a dot in to the Connections from other computers radio button. Then click the Computers tab at the top of the screen.NortonInternetSecurity2007 Make sure there is a dot in the Any Computers radio button. Then click the Communications tab a the top of the window.NortonInternetSecurity2007 The protocol you want to allow drop down box should have TCP and UDP in it. Put a dot in to the Only communications that match all types and ports listed below radio button. Click the Add button close to the bottom of this window.
Specify Ports

Specify Ports


Filter by: Locality:
Known ports from list Local
Individually specified ports Remote
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Enter port number or numbers. To enter multiple port numbers, use a space between each entry.
Click the Ok button to save that rule. Click the Add button close to the bottom of this window.
Specify Ports

Specify Ports


Filter by: Locality:
Known ports from list Local
Individually specified ports Remote
Port Range  
Enter port number or numbers. To enter multiple port numbers, use a space between each entry.
Click the Ok button to save that rule. Click the Add button close to the bottom of this window. Put a dot in to the Local radio button. If you are opening a single port, put a dot in to the Individually specified ports radio button. Then enter the port to open in to the box close to the bottom of the page. If you are opening a range of ports, put a dot in to the Port range radio button. Enter the lowest port number of that range in to the Enter the starting port box. Enter the highest port number of that range in to the Enter the ending port box. Then click the Ok button at the bottom of this page. Click the Description tab at the top of this window. NortonInternetSecurity2007 Enter the name of the program you are opening ports for in to the box on the description page. It doesn't matter what you put into that box, but something that will remind you why this configuration is here, would be a good idea. When that is done, go ahead and click Ok until you are back at the main menu.

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