Q&A Binisoft WFC problem

n8chavez

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I've been having a very odd issue with the firewall. I'm not able to tell if it's with WFC, Windows' advanced firewall, or both. I know the former is just a GUI for the latter, but maybe there's a setting there causing my issue. Anyway, I play Destiny 2 on Steam. And, lately, I cannot successfully connect to the Destiny 2 servers without first disabling the Firewall. That makes no sense because, as you can see below the rule for Destiny2.exe allows access for everything. Nothing is blocked, in or out. Yet if I look the the log there are numerous entries for Destiny2.exe. If I let WFC create an allow rule for me, based on the log, it creates a rule that matches what I already have. And still I get more blocked entries in the log.. I'm at a loss for what the issue could be. There are no block rules that could be denying the request, yet if I disable the firewall everything works. Anyone have any ideas?


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n8chavez

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But in the second image it is seen that you have a lot of rules to block the game to different IP addresses.

Those aren't rules. That's the log window. The rules are in the first screenshot. But the rules are all allow, and I can't see why there were deny log entries.
 

n8chavez

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You can stretch the column to find out what exactly is blocking? in steamapps.

How? It's destiny2.exe being blocked but the log shows no block rule, and if I create a custom rule based on what the log says it wants nothing different happens.
 

n8chavez

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Even deleting the steam and destiny 2 rules, then putting WFC in learning mode, and launching the game, doesn't solve it. :cautious:
 

n8chavez

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I even just deleted all my rules, turned on learning mode, and launched the game. Nothing changed. I still can't connect.
 

Emanuel Tomasin

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What if you create a rule for Destiny with the source ip 10.131.51.177 to allow the connection? Is it still the same?
 

n8chavez

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I'm starting to think it's not firewall related. How can it be, if I started over from a new ruleset and used the learning mode?
 

n8chavez

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As far as I know, WFC doesn't create log files. The only thing I know I can do is post a screenshot of the log windows, which is what I initially did.
 
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