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How do I create or edit firewall rules for client workstations in ESET Remote Administrator? (6.x)

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https://support.eset.com/kb3718

Issue

  • Create, edit, or delete a firewall rule for client workstations running ESET Endpoint Security
  • Create, edit, or delete firewall rules on individual client workstations

Solution

If you do not use ESET Remote Administrator to manage your network

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Create or edit firewall rules in ESET Remote Administrator

 

Permissions changes in ESET Remote administrator 6.5 and later

Before proceeding, please note important changes to user access rights and permissions in the latest versions of ESET Remote Administrator.

 

 

View permissions

Once these permissions are in place, follow the steps below.

  1. Open ESET Remote Administrator Web Console (ERA Web Console) in your web browser and log in.

  2. Click Admin  → Policies, select the policy that you want to edit and then click Policies → Edit.

Figure 1-1
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  1. To apply a rule Expand Settings → Personal Firewall → Advanced and click Edit next to Rules.

Figure 1-2
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  1. Click Add and set the parameters for your rule in the GeneralLocal, and Remote tabs.

Editing and removing rules

To edit a rule: Select the rule you want to modify and click Edit.
To remove a rule: Select the rule you want to remove and click Remove.

Figure 1-3

  1. Set any combination of the following parameters in the General tab to define your new rule:
    • Type a name for your rule into the Name field.
    • Select BothIn or Out from the Direction drop-down menu.
    • Select AllowDeny or Ask from the Action drop-down menu.
    • The Protocol and Profile settings are not mandatory, but can be used to more precisely target a rule.
    • Select the check box next to Log and/or Notify user to have ESET Remote Administrator automatically perform these actions when the rule is triggered.

Figure 1-4

  1. Set any combination of the following parameters in the Local tab:
    • Port: specify a port or range of ports this rule will target. Multiple entries must be delimited by a comma, or you can specify a range of ports, for example 1000-2000.
    • IP: specify an IP address or range this rule will target.
    • Zones: click Add to specify zones where this rule will apply.
    • Application: to target a specific application, type the .exe file for the application into this field.
    • Service: to target a specific service, type the name of the service into this field.

Figure 1-5

  1. Set any combination of the following parameters in the Remote tab:
    • Port: specify a port or range of ports this rule will target. Multiple entries must be delimited by a comma, or you can specify a range of ports, for example 1000-2000.
    • IP: specify an IP address or range this rule will target.
    • Zones: click Add to specify zones where this rule will apply.

Figure 1-6

  1. When you are finished making changes to rule parameters, click OK. Your new rule will appear in the Firewall rules window. Click OK again to close the Firewall rules window.

Figure 1-7

  1. Click Finish. Client workstations will receive your new rule the next time that they check in to ESET Remote Administrator.

 

Edit firewall rules on individual client workstations

  1. Open ESET Endpoint Security. Open my ESET product.

  2. Press the F5 key to access Advanced setup. Click Firewall and then click Edit next to Rules.

Figure 2-1

  1. Click Add and set the parameters for your rule in the GeneralLocal, and Remote tabs.

Figure 2-2

Editing and removing rules

To edit a rule: Select the rule you want to modify and click Edit.
To remove a rule: Select the rule you want to remove and click Remove.

  1. Set any combination of the following parameters in the General tab to define your new rule:
    • Type a name for your rule into the Name field.
    • Select BothIn or Out from the Direction drop-down menu.
    • Select AllowDeny or Ask from the Action drop-down menu.
    • The Protocol and Profile settings are not mandatory, but can be used to more precisely target a rule.
    • Use the Logging severity drop-down menu to set your preference for the types of events to log. Select None to record no logs when this rule is triggered. Diagnostic will log all events. Information will log notifications about updates. Warning will log warning notifications not related to system errors.
    • Select the check box next to Notify user to have ESET Endpoint Security display a notification when the rule is triggered.

Figure 2-3

  1. Set the following parameters in the Local tab:
    • Port: specify a port or range of ports this rule will target. Multiple entries must be delimited by a comma, or you can specify a range of ports, for example 1000-2000.
    • IP: specify an IP address or range this rule will target.
    • Zones: click Add to specify zones where this rule will apply.
    • To target a specific application with your rule, click browse (...) under Application, navigate to the .exe file for the target application and then click Open.
    • To target a specific service with your rule, use the Service drop-down menu to select the target services from services running on your computer.

Figure 2-4

  1. Set the following parameters in the Remote tab:
    • Port: specify a port this rule will target. Multiple entries must be delimited by a comma, or you can specify a range of ports, for example 1000-2000.
    • IP: specify an IP address or range this rule will target.
    • Zones: click Add to specify zones where this rule will apply.

Figure 2-5

  1. When you are finished making changes to rule parameters, click OK. Your new rule will appear in the Firewall rules window. Click OK again to close the Firewall rules window.

Figure 2-6

  1. Click OK to save your changes and exit Advanced setup. Client workstations will receive your new rule the next time they check in to ESET Remote Administrator.

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