unable to send emails unless I disable firewall

  Kalitechnis 13:23 20 Jul 2005

Since changing to broadband a short while ago, using an ADSL router (Netgear DG834) along with Kerio Personal Firewall, I have been unable to send emails (though can receive).

Disabling the Kerio firewall cures this.

Can some kind person tell me how I can get around this, eg perhaps setting up a rule to allow this? Or could it be my MTU settings? If this, how can I change them?

I am leaving the Netgear's SPI firewall in it's default setting-I do not (yet) know enough to set up rules on it.
(Does this [router's] firewall prevent unwanted traffic from going out as well as coming in? I am still using Kerio, as I continue to be wary of trojans & other malware etc. trying to access the net).

Many thanks for any help,


  moore_mat 17:26 20 Jul 2005

Hi K

The only thing I can think of is to look for your e-mail program in the "Network security" tabs. Here under the "application" section you can choose to enable and disable communications to specific programs. I would change the "out" sections to "permit" (you do this by clicking on the cross or question mark and cycle through the options) for your e-mail program.

Hope this works - let us know if you have any other problems.


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  Kalitechnis 21:41 20 Jul 2005

Thanks for your reply, [email protected],

I have Kerio set up to allow traffic out and in for Outlook Express, TCP and UDP.

Is this what you mean?


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