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Old 09-09-2005, 03:55 PM
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Firewalls simply keep a list of what ports to enable/disable (to oversimplify things a bit); they only need to be updated if you have a new program that needs to communicate with a port that isn't already open. Otherwise, there should be no need to perioidically update your firewall.
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