Kaspersky Endpoint Security 12 for Windows

Changing the network connection status

25 April 2024

ID 133742

Firewall assigns Public network status to the Internet by default. You cannot change the status of the Internet.

To change the network connection status:

  1. In the main application window, click the Application settings icon in the form of a gear wheel. button.
  2. In the application settings window, select Essential Threat ProtectionFirewall.
  3. Click Available networks.
  4. Select the network connection whose status you want to change.
  5. In the Network type column, select the status of the network connection:
    • Public network. The network is not protected by antivirus applications, firewalls, or filters (such as Wi-Fi in a cafe). When the user operates a computer that is connected to such a network, Firewall blocks access to files and printers of this computer. External users are also unable to access data through shared folders and remote access to the desktop of this computer. Firewall filters the network activity of each application according to the network rules that are set for it.
    • Local network. Network for users with restricted access to files and printers on this computer (such as for a corporate LAN or home network).
    • Trusted network. Safe network in which the computer is not exposed to attacks or unauthorized data access attempts. Firewall permits any network activity within networks with this status.
  6. Save your changes.

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