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Re: Norton Internet Security and Cygwin: What settings for NIS? *** SOLUTION *** ???
- From: surendar jeyadev <jeyadev3 at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 17:51:09 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: Norton Internet Security and Cygwin: What settings for NIS? *** SOLUTION *** ???
First of all, many thanks to all you who have pitched
in to help me out.
I followed Rene's advice and added 'hostname.exe' to
'allowed' list. I found that things moved along, but
stuck at 'uname'(should have expected that to
So I added 'uname.exe' to NIS's list. And, lo and
everything seemed right.
Then I tried 'vi' and it hung. By some stroke of luck
discovered that I had to logoff NIS. In my set up,
Dell, users are logged into NIS at Startup (do not
why). It is not just the firewall coming up, but the
is logged into the Norton account. If I just logoff
account and leave the firewall on, things seem to
I will try some more things when I have time.
One last question (and we may change the thread). All
is because I want to use 'cdrecord' from Joerg
on my PC. Is there a package available? I am brand new
to Cygwin and am not sure how one mine's the stuff --
apologise for these simplistic questions.
Thanks again to all of you.
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