×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

script for Norton firewall

script for Norton firewall

script for Norton firewall

(OP)

I would like to have a script that creates rules for Norton that would allow me to block/allow an entire folder. I downloaded a program from MajorGeeks that does that for Windows Defender. I have Norton which takes over the Windows Defender, so I would like to apply the rules on Norton. Is this possible?

Thank you

RE: script for Norton firewall

Alright so, WSH executable : wscript.exe is the command in VBscript to let a file run. However I need Norton's Firewall file name to block it. Once you get back to me I will work further.

To edit it is difficult, I wouldn't know how as I am new.

Your man,
John Space

RE: script for Norton firewall

Note that Norton products (OP didn't mention which Norton AV product he/she is referring to but I assume Norton 360) have default VBS script blocking (and don't appear to expose a PowerShell API, unlike Windows Defender).

As a result I doubt that this is even possible... the Norton product would almost definitely assume the script was an attack against itself.

I certainly hope it's not possible. If it was possible then any script-kiddie could adapt an 'ignore this folder so I can download malware to it' script to perform AV scan exclusions. See the problem?

RE: script for Norton firewall

So there is no luck, we cant.

RE: script for Norton firewall

(OP)
now I f i make a rule on windows defender is this going to be respected or just ignored by Norton

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close