Can I use a firewall with off-campus access?

Can I use a firewall with off-campus access?

Firewall software has been known to cause problems with off-campus access. You may have to temporarily disable your firewall or configure your firewall to allow off-campus access. The following software have been known to cause problems.

  • Norton Internet Security
  • Norton Personal Firewall
  • Zone Alarm Pro
  • McAfee Internet Security
  • Watchguard

Please note that some ad blockers (e.g. IDecide, Ad-Subtract) and web accelerators (e.g. Netzero High Speed) has been known to cause problems as well.