StartX and McAfee Firewall!
Wed Oct 6 15:43:00 GMT 2004
On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, Andy wrote:
> We run McAfee personal firewall on our laptops for security outside of
> the office. When startx is launched, the firesrvc pegs at near 90 and
> will stay there as long as it is used. The only way to bring it down is
> by disabling the service, which we prefer not to do. Any one have any
> ideas on how to solve this or what might be causing it.
Personal firewall scan all network traffic. XWin causes network traffic.
This provides a lot of work for any personal firewall.
- find a way to disable scanning for local or X11 connections
- secure the computers by removing vulnerable programs and apply
security patches for windows. This will render the PF useless
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