1. J Trahair

    Getting through the anti-virus or firewall to connect to on-line database

    Hi I have a VB.Net application which runs on the local machine and connects to an on-line MySQL database. What do I have to do to get the customer's computer to allow the program through the firewall (if that's the right expression) so it connects to the database? This customer uses Windows...
  2. J

    Question Blocking specific IP addresses with Sockets

    Hi, I am trying to make a website filtering application and am currently using Windows Firewall to block IP address. I would like to use sockets or API to do this instead of using the firewall, seeing as though a user might not want the Windows Firewall enabled. Can anyone point me in the right...