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  • i am a final year BCA student and is doing a project ' firewall ' in java.

    can any one help me how to do it, what all driver will required to do and also the packages required to do.

    my modules are add and remove the rules, start  and stop firewall, block and allow traffic and block ping.

    Need a basic guide line to do.

    so plz help me........

    you can contact me at veenaolive@gmail.com

    Friday, January 28, 2011 6:40 AM

Answers

  • Java isn't the best language choice for your project. The user-mode APIs available for this purpose are designed for use by C/C++ programmers. The kernel-mode APIs are almost strictly 'C'.

    Start here:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa366510(v=vs.85).aspx

    Then download the Windows Platform SDK. This includes two sample user-mode applications in this folder:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\netds\wfp

    You should probably limit your project to functionality exposed by the WFP user-mode facility only.

    Good luck!

     


    Thomas F. Divine http://www.pcausa.com
    Friday, January 28, 2011 1:29 PM