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graffycool
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limewire

Post by graffycool » Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:12 pm

First timer hello. :D

Question about limewire.
I have just upgraded to the latest OSX 10.4.8 tiger.
Have installed limewire to do my music library with.
Now with LS on I get bombarded with access attempts.
Is it best to just switch LS off alltogether when using limewire?

cheers in advance
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Post by graffycool » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:32 pm

anyone :?:

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Post by FredB » Wed Feb 14, 2007 2:18 pm

Switching LS off would defeat its purpose.
You have to allow the ports normally used by limewire.

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Setup for Limewire

Post by karl » Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:06 pm

Unfortunately that's the way P2P apps like Limewire work - by connecting to dozens of computers.. Therefore you need setup the rules for Limewire "inverse" - allow everything and then omit specific connections you do not want to allow for Limewire.

Please do the following:

* Remove ALL rules regarding Limewire
* Now launch Limewire and wait for the LittleSnitch popup panel to appear
* Choose "forever" and "Any network connection" and click "Allow Forever"

Now Limewire will be able to operate normally.

You can then manually add some LittleSnitch rules to deny connections for Limewire to specific hosts or ports (like http - it shouldn't need this) if you want. More specific rules will always overrule more general ones.

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Post by graffycool » Mon Feb 19, 2007 12:13 pm

thanks all
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