richardkimber at btinternet.com
Sun Mar 8 17:56:49 UTC 2009
On Sun, 08 Mar 2009 08:25:42 -0700
> On Sun, 08 Mar 2009 15:46:04 +0000, R Kimber wrote:
> > My firewall is blocking a particular website (www.pollingreport.com)
> > despite the fact that I have set up no rules for it to do so.
> > I'm using Firestarter on 8.10 and I can see the IP listed under
> > Events -> Blocked connections
> > Can anyone suggest what the problem is?
> Perhaps it is not a problem at all, perhaps it is a feature. If your
> system didn't request a connection to that server, and the server was
> trying to connect to a port on your machine, then drop the packet
> would be a reasonable response for a firewall.
I'm not sure I understand what you're saying. Obviously I'm trying to
see the website. Why would the browser not request a connection, and
only not request it on that particular website?
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