Author Topic: on the new firewall does anybody know how to unlock the firewall rules?  (Read 909 times)

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Offline jim488

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going to settings->protection->firewall->view firewall rules ->network rules ...most of them now have the "lock" symbol.

How do I unlock these rules as I want to change some of them (yes, I know what I  want to change and why)??

This latest update to lock me out of my own firewall is a strange approach to paying customers.


Offline r@vast

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Re: on the new firewall does anybody know how to unlock the firewall rules?
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2021, 11:06:24 AM »
Hi,

It is not possible to make changes to the default network rules. Default network rules are marked with the lock icon. You can add new rules though. Please see: https://support.avast.com/en-us/article/Antivirus-Firewall-Network-Rules/#idt_030

Offline jim488

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Re: on the new firewall does anybody know how to unlock the firewall rules?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2021, 03:31:10 AM »
Hi,

It is not possible to make changes to the default network rules. Default network rules are marked with the lock icon. You can add new rules though. Please see: https://support.avast.com/en-us/article/Antivirus-Firewall-Network-Rules/#idt_030

its my firewall, I want to edit ANY rule in my firewall including what somebody in another country thinks is a "default" rule...

It certainly is possible as it was easy to do before(actually it is easy to do in every other firewall system I have used).

please at least tell me somebody is working a "flag" to let me edit ALL the firewall rules on my own computer...