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i was thinking of adding zonealarm on my server. is zone alarm a good product for servers?
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i had zonealarm and i hated it. It blocked to much and would sometimes cause me computer to hard lock during a warning. as for server duty i dont know how that would be
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DO NOT USE IT.
It ****ing sucks!
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People who use ZoneAlarm, must LEARN how to use ZoneAlarm.

If you just want a "set and forget it" type anti-virus/firewall, then it is not the program for you.

However, if you set it properly, it does a very good job at protecting your computer. I personally use it and have learned how to configure the settings where it doesn't block the things you want to do but still keeps out most of the bad guys.

To each his or her own... /shrug
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post #5 of 10
I have Zonealarm and actually like it. It works well if you know how to use it. It took a little getting used to but soon I had it set up so it worked like a champ.
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ok, i installed it on my server and soo far just buy looking at it has blocked 10k

also are there more port forwarding in ZA?
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Any Body know?
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post #8 of 10
I used it.. It blocked everything. Even my internet connection. And i called comcast and told them it wasnt working and they said uninstall zone alarm. I hated it I uninstalled and everything worked fine.
post #9 of 10
I hear it's horrible. I wouldn't try it, but it's your choice.
I also heard it was a resource hog.
Edited by Metal425 - 6/1/08 at 1:29pm
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I used to use it and its ok once you get it set to your needs but its a bit of a system hog
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