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08-03-2005, 10:19 PM
Any recomendations for a firewall which supports internet connection sharing - preferrably freeware or free for home use.

I'm still using an older version of Kerio (2.1.5) as they dropped support for ICS in later versions.

:rolleyes: ...... and before someone suggests I should Google it, "yes" I have searched but haven't been able to find one that supports ICS. Would like to know what others are using.

Lucy :)

08-03-2005, 10:28 PM

Speedy Gonzales
08-03-2005, 10:31 PM
Hmm Zonealarm supports ICS, BUT I think u have to register ZA to enable ICS.

You could try this http://smb.sygate.com/

Or http://www.jetico.com/ Which is pretty new, but not sure if it supports ICS. But its free.

If u use XP and it's firewall, thats better than nothing, u can enable ICS in XP. That'll work fine.

09-03-2005, 08:45 AM
There is no harm in continuing to use your older version of Kerio if you are happy with it.

Some people use ZoneAlarm with a proxy to get around the ICS issue as the free version of ZA does not support ICS. Not sure if you can try that trick with other firewalls.

09-03-2005, 07:24 PM
Thanks for the suggestions.

Will check Sygate Tiny Personal Firewall (very similar to Kerio) again but I didn't think the free version supported ICS.

Jetico looks promising, may give that a try.

Don't really want to use proxy software so if all else fails will just stick to the older version of Kerio I'm using now. I am running XP on both machines but don't want to rely on just XP firewall and I like the extra control that an independent firewall gives.

Cheers Lucy