Troubleshooting client-side firewall issues


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Troubleshooting client-side firewall issues

Since I showed you how to configure the application firewall and turn it on, I think it's only fair that I show you where its log file is and how to read it. So, to do that, we're going to go into Terminal once again and we're just going to type open /var/log/alf.log. When that opens, it'll open up in console and we'll see here that we have our application firewall log. One of the last things that it mentions is that it's creating the appfirewall.log.

So, we're going to go down here and look at the rest of what it lists. So, when you read that log, it's simply going to tell you about allowed or denied traffic associated with an application name and where the traffic came from. If the log is telling you that it's denying traffic you didn't intend, take a look at that application firewall configuration again to make sure it's what you wanted. If your system is blocked from administering the server still at this point, you're going to want to g...

Troubleshooting client-side firewall issues
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Troubleshooting client-side firewall issues provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Sean Colins as part of the Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard: DNS and Network Services

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Business Developer IT
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Mac OS X Server
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