Adding an Exception to the ESET Firewall

By following the below mentioned steps, you can add an exception to the ESET Firewall:

  1. Go to the navigation bar on the left and select “Setup“.
    ESET Firewall Configuration
  2. From pane of the window, choose “Toggle Advanced Mode“. When prompted, select “Yes“.
    ESET Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  3. Under “Setup” in the left navigation menu select “Personal firewall“.
    ESET Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  4. Select “Configuration rules and zones…
    ESET Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  5. Select the “New” button.
    ESET Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  6. Name the new rule “CivilGEO“. Change the settings to match the window below.
    ESET Antivirus Firewall Configuration
  7. Then switch to the “Local” tab. From here select “Browse…”.
    ESET Antivirus Firewall
  8. Browse the list starting from “My Computer” to the “Licensing” folder. The path for the program is C:\ProgramData\CivilGeo\Licensing
  9. Select “License ServiceApp.exe” and click “OK”.
  10. Go to “Zones” under Zone and rule setup tab, and make sure it says “Allow” in every columns for CivilGEO.

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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