I installed GW 2.1.140 today. Unfortunately I am unable to see how to display the port that a program is connecting to on the Firewall Tab. Is there a special setting I am missing? Is there a discussion of this new feature someplace? Thanks.
That’s interesting and looks great. I have no hosts appearing in my Hosts list at all. Maybe nothing at all is connecting? It’s difficult to tell. How might I test this? Thanks.
I just now saw one, it was very brief but did show the port number. It seems like I should have more hosts connecting. I’m not certain. Thanks for the screen shot.
The problem might have been that I had GW set to Ask To Connect. I tried changing to Click To Block.
That seems strange but you might not have any persistent (keep alive) connections. I’m running apps and processes that do:
- Discourse forums
- Firefox websites e.g. https://www.techsupportalert.com/
- Host Process for Windows Services to Chromecast
It is true that I have somewhat fewer network connections going on. FYI: If I do a “Search Online” for a host that also has a port number appended to it (with a space and colon), the Hosts lookup fails. To get it to succeed, I have to delete the appended space+colon+port number.
That would be expected that the port causes the lookup to fail. Good pickup of that bug.
Thanks for noticing the port bug! I think we can fix it on the web-side so no software update is necessary.
Also, for anyone who does not like the ports showing, just go to the general settings and you can turn this on/off whenever you want. This feature is optional.
Please try it again now, I think we fixed it.
Yes, it does appear to be fixed. Thank you.
Where are the ports supposed to be displayed?? I turn the feature on but I can’t see any ports.
Please check the Firewall tab. We don’t show them everywhere yet, to keep resource usage low.