Firewall policy

The Firewall policy specifies how the firewall protects computers.

By default, the Sophos Client Firewall is enabled and blocks all non-essential traffic. Before you use it throughout your network, you should configure it to allow the applications you want to use. See Set up a basic firewall policy.

For a full list of the default firewall settings, see knowledgebase article 57757.

Note: A number of features have been removed from Sophos Client Firewall 3.0 for Windows 8 and later and are available only to computers running Windows 7 or earlier. These features are: