Re: Why is java.exe accessing the internet?
From: Alun Harford (alunharford_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 19:04:08 +0100
"John" <Please@reply.to.group.com> wrote in message
> I am pretty new to java and have installed tomcat on my PC (XP Home) along
> with a few other java tools. I've noticed when I start tomcat ZoneAlarm
> asks permission for java.exe to access the internet, then if java.exe can
> a server. This is obviously tomcat so I say yes.
> But occassionally I will get a message asking if java.exe can access the
> internet or act as a server and I don't know why! Is there anyway to tell
> what is causing this request?
> And does anybody know a way to set ZoneAlarm to always allow tomcat these
> permissions without allowing them for all java apps?
There's a solution for that: get a decent firewall. :-)