Re: Blocking Ping requests in Windows Vista
"Sabranan" <Sabranan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Howdy all, using the "shields up" site to check our security, everything
> checks out except the computer responds to pings!
> I've been trying to turn it off by making new inbound rules to block
> and ICMPv6 (custom rule, applies to all programs and services, protocal
> numbers 1 and 41, all local/remote Ip addresses, all profiles). It all
> nice, but it doesn't seem to stop answering pings. Is there something I'm
> missing here?
You'd need to enable the outbound firewall, since a ping reply is an