Norton Firewall 2001 – 2005 is a component of several Symantec security products including Norton Internet Security, Norton Personal Firewall, Symantec Client Security, and others. In most cases, Norton will automatically recognize the  Commander attempting to access the network and display a quick configuration dialog.


You must follow all of these steps to ensure Norton Internet Security 2001-2005 will not block the Commander!

1. Run the Commander to allow Norton to display Program Control dialog.

2. If Norton displays the Program Control dialog, choose “Permit Always”. In any case, continue to the next steps.

3. Open “Norton Internet Security” from the system tray (shown) or from the Start…All Programs menu.

4. On the Norton Internet Security management screen, click Personal Firewall. (Note: the dialog may look different depending on your version of Norton.) Next, click the CONFIGURE button under the Personal Firewall section.

5. From the Personal Firewall page, click Programs tab. In the Manual Program Control window, scroll down until you find  Commander. Here you need to set the Internet Access to “Permit All”.

6. If you do NOT find the  Commander in the Program list (rare), you will need to click the Add button. On the program dialog, enter the file name “c:Program FilesLogitechLogitech AlertLogitech Alert Commander.exe” and click Open. Now repeat the previous step.

7. Finally, click on the Advanced tab and then the GENERAL button.

8. On the General Rules Screen, scroll down to the rule “UPNP Port 1900 Block Rule”.

9. Click on the Modify button and change the rule from Block to Permit. Leave the rule checked and then click OK to accept the change.

10. You have now successfully configured Norton Firewall, but remember that you may have more than one firewall application running on your PC. You need to disable or configure each one.

11. Finally, you may need to exit the (from the task icon) and restart for the changes to take effect.

Norton Firewall 2001 – 2005