I have installed CFP v184.108.40.2066 on WinXP Pro SP2 and have removed all presets (trusted apps, firewall rules, etc.), I have set everything up manually, and all is working just about perfectly. I have two questions:
I had an issue with Ghost and it took a long time to figure out. To figure it out, I defined it as a trusted app, and CFP created an allow rule for it. It started working, so I changed the rule to ALLOW AND LOG so that I could see specifically what was going on. The logging function did not log anything. When I removed the rule, Ghost no longer worked. When I put it back, it worked, but still no log entries (tried refresh, all times, etc.). I eventually narrowed it down, but was wondering why the logging function did not work. On a related note, is there any way to have the firewall log everything, without creating a specific rule? It would be very helpful to be able to turn a log on to troubleshoot unknown requests that the firewall is seeing but there are no specific rules for.
I can’t figure out how I am getting a DHCP address. I saw the request to SVCHOST to 255.255.255.255:67 and allowed it, but after that I was expecting to see a request to/from the router on port 67, but it either never came or was automatically allowed somehow. I have an address, I just don’t know how :0
Any insight would be appreciated.