Steps To Configure Kaspersky Firewall Settings

 Kaspersky Firewall Settings

Kaspersky Internet Security 20

The firewall feature in Kaspersky Internet Security 20 helps to control all your network connections. Also, it restricts access to the local area network and the Internet.Using the Kaspersky firewall settings, you can perform the following.

  • Set network properties
  • Set connection rules for applications
  • Set packet rules
  • Set a range of IP addresses

Here are the steps to use the Firewall feature in Kaspersky Internet Security 20.

Set Network Properties

  • Open the Kaspersky Internet Security 20 application on your computer.
  • Click the Settings or gear-shaped icon at the lower-left corner of the screen.
  • Navigate to the Protection tab in the left panel.
  • In the main panel, click the Firewall link.
  • When the Firewall settings window opens, click the Networks link.
  • Choose a network connection and then click the Edit button.
  • If needed, modify the network name.
  • Choose the Public network, Local network, or Trusted network option from the Network Type drop-down menu.
  • Select your preferred notifications.
  • If necessary, select the Select printer on connection to network checkbox and choose your printer name.
  • Click the Save button on the Networks screen.
  • Using the firewall settings, you have changed the network properties.

Set A Connection Rule For An Application

  • Launch the Kaspersky Internet Security 20 application.
  • Navigate to Settings and click Protection -> Firewall -> Configure application rules.
  • Select an application and choose the Allow, Prompt for action, or Deny option from its drop-down list.
  • According to the specified action, the connection rule will be set.

Set Packet Rules

  • Open Kaspersky Internet Security 20.
  • Click the gear-shaped icon followed by the Protection tab.
  • Select the Firewall option followed by the Configure packet rules option.
  • Choose a packet rule and click the Edit or Add button.
  • Navigate to the Action drop-down menu and select the Allow, Block, or by application rules option.
  • Enter a name for the packet rule in the Name field.
  • Choose the Inbound (packet), Outbound (packet), Inbound/Outbound, Inbound, or Outbound option from the Direction drop-down menu.
  • Fill the Protocol, Remote Ports, Local Ports, and Address fields.
  • Go to the Status field and select the Active or Inactive radio button.
  • Click the Save button to save the packet rule settings.
  • Now, you have finished setting packet rules using the Kaspersky firewall settings.


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