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True or False - Presence of the HIPS client (even if the HIPs FW was off) should disable the Windows Firewall?

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Hi Team,

I need some information on below statement is True or false?

Presence of the HIPS client (even if the HIPs FW was off) should disable the Windows Firewall

its really helps if anyone put some references of KB's or any document.

Thanks and Regards,

Tushar Kotwal

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Re: True or False - Presence of the HIPS client (even if the HIPs FW was off) should disable the Windows Firewall?

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Tushar Kotwal wrote:

Presence of the HIPS client (even if the HIPs FW was off) should disable the Windows Firewall

False. Enabling/disabling the HIPS 8 (P2 HF803520+) firewall will enable/disable the Windows firewall (the firewall service is always left in RUNNING state).

KB79262 - Hotfix 803520 adds Windows Firewall Category Registration

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB79262

KB59819 - Host Intrusion Prevention installation and third-party firewalls

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB59819

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Re: True or False - Presence of the HIPS client (even if the HIPs FW was off) should disable the Windows Firewall?

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Tushar Kotwal wrote:

Presence of the HIPS client (even if the HIPs FW was off) should disable the Windows Firewall

False. Enabling/disabling the HIPS 8 (P2 HF803520+) firewall will enable/disable the Windows firewall (the firewall service is always left in RUNNING state).

KB79262 - Hotfix 803520 adds Windows Firewall Category Registration

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB79262

KB59819 - Host Intrusion Prevention installation and third-party firewalls

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB59819

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