Adding an Exception to Kaspersky Firewall

By following the directions below you can add an exception to the Kaspersky Firewall:

  1. Right click on the Kaspersky icon on your desktop.
  2. Then left click “Settings” from the menu.
    Kaspersky Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  3. Left click “Threats and Exclusions” from the navigation bar on the left of the Settings screen.
    Kaspersky Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  4. Now left click the “Settings” button on the right side of the screen under exclusions. This will bring up the “Trusted Zone” window.
    Kaspersky Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  5. From the opened window, left click “Add” link.
  6. A new window will open up with the name of “Exclusion Rule“. Left click the box next to “Object” and put a checkmark in the box. Make sure that there is no check mark next to “Threats type“. Once this is done left click on “select object…“.
    Kaspersky Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  7. The “Browse” window will open up. Select “Browse…“.
  8. Browse the list starting from “My Computer” to the “Licensing” folder. The path for this is C:\ProgramData\CivilGeo\Licensing
  9. Make sure to select the entire folder and not just “License ServiceApp.exe”.
  10. Select “OK” on each of the prompted window until Kaspersky is completely closed.

This article should resolve your firewall configuration issues. If you are still having issues, contact our technical support. They will be glad to assist you further.

About the Author Chris Maeder

Chris Maeder

Chris is an experienced civil engineering and software technology leader, with over 30 years industry experience. With proven expertise in global software development, he has built engineering teams that adapt quickly, focus on what’s important and, most importantly, deliver. He is a licensed professional civil engineer with extensive experience in water resource engineering. He has performed and supervised engineering projects in urban stormwater drainage, transportation and roadway drainage, storm sewer design, detention pond design, stormwater quality, green infrastructure, watershed management planning, wastewater sewers, water distribution networks, pump stations, FEMA flood studies, bridge and culvert design, bridge scour and armoring, dam failure analysis, seepage and groundwater modeling, and environmental permits.

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