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Do i need a firewall for my home windows server 2003?

Discussion in 'Software' started by Dave_unemployed, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. Dave_unemployed

    Dave_unemployed Nibble Poster

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    or could i get away with the built in windows firewall?

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  2. Phoenix
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    bit of an open ended question
    is it publicly accessible? do you have a modem plugged right into it?
    if so then yeah

    if its just on your home network, your router and NAT is probably doing a fair bit of protection on its own
     
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  3. JonnyMX

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    I was going to say 'depends if it's connected to anything else or not', but I think Pheonix made it sound a bit more technical - so I'll just say, 'what he said'. :biggrin
     
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  4. JK2447

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    As above, you should be fine with Windows own FW TBH if you have a fairly decent home router. Check this out for Win FW. Its a good learning experience if nothing else
     
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