Re: Why is java.exe accessing the internet?

From: Alun Harford (alunharford_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 04/21/04

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    "John" <Please@reply.to.group.com> wrote in message
    news:OJRfc.26276$2Z6.1135251@news20.bellglobal.com...
    > Hi,
    >
    > 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
    be
    > 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. :-)

    Alun Harford


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