[Blink] Need to accept for MacOSX Firewall every time?
jorik at caljouw.com
Mon Nov 29 22:30:12 CET 2010
Everything seemed to be correct, no strange warnings in the Logs in Console and Blink was shown correctly in the application list in Firewall->Advanced.
Now it works, what I did was, choose Deny at startup of Blink. Then close Blink and change the firewall rule for Blink back to "allow" in SysPrefs->Security->Firewall->Advanced. Now I don't get a prompt anymore.
Thanks for your quick reply!
On 27 nov 2010, at 16:08, Adrian Georgescu wrote:
> Hello Jorik,
> Is not obvious why this happens and I heard a similar report once from another person.
> Still, on several Macs I own on both Leopard and Snow Leopard this does not happen. I had pressed Allow and the firewall does not ask again until I reinstall Blink.
> Check if Blink really appears in the list of allowed applications in System Preferences-> Security-> Firewall->Advanced and the logs of your system maybe there is a clue somewhere. Or maybe someone really changes your app folder somehow.
> On Nov 27, 2010, at 2:53 PM, Jorik Caljouw wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Every time I start Blink I have to allow the standard Mac firewall to accept incoming connections for Blink. Blink is the only network aware application I have that needs confirmation every time. I thought this happens only when an application changes itself such that a hash of the application is not the same the next time it starts?
>> Is there anything I can do to permanently allow Blink to accept incoming connections? Or can this only be solved by Blink developers?
>> Jorik Caljouw
More information about the Blink