Hamachi:Norton 360

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Overview

Norton's new security product, Norton 360, is actually less obtrusive to Hamachi connectivity. To ensure that it does not block any Hamachi peer/server traffic, implement the following

Detail

  • Open Norton 360's main window and click Tasks and Settings



  • Click Change Advanced Settings



  • Click Firewall Protection Settings


General Rules

  • Click Firewall General Rules



  • Here you'll create a new rule, and ensure it is prioritized above the block rules. Click Add.



Click the option to Allow and then Next


Select the option for To and From and click Next


Select Only the computers and Sites and click Add


Select Using a Network address and enter in

5.0.0.0
255.0.0.0


Click OK then Next.


Select Allow All then Next.


Click Next


Name your rule, for example Hamachi - All and click Next


This screen will show detail of the rule. Click Finish
.
Make sure you move the Hamachi rule you create to the top of the list, or at least above all of the Default Block rules.


Firewall Program Rules

Click this tab to confirm Norton 360 allows Hamachi.exe to function properly. On a default installation of Norton 360 and Hamachi, this rule should already be created.

If it is not, restart your machine, start Hamachi, and Norton should learn the Hamachi program's connectivity. Once this rule shows up, you can set it from custom to Allow to ensure everything works properly.

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