Personal firewalls are a critical part of any security set up. However, dozens of other important applications will face compatibility problems if a firewall is not correctly configured. Powered by the detection and management libraries of the OESIS Framework, OPSWAT's AppDocs SDK offers a toolkit to create documentation that—after detecting their exact firewall product—can guide users to properly configure their firewalls to work with your applications.
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Containing dozens of the most popular personal firewalls, the SDK contains an easily integrated XML document and screen shots for each configuration step. These combined features are ideal for creating your own instructional wizard to accompany your application. In addition, a library containing many more firewalls is available in this SDK, allowing for the creation of a utility that will properly detect an end user's installed firewall.
Click the image for an example of the XML instructions.
AppDocs screen shots
Click to see six images from the screen shot walk though for the avast! Internet Security 5 firewall.
Click to see a complete list of applications with documentation in AppDocs.
AppDocs is perfect for creating instructions for any application that demands outbound access from the system and could be negatively affected by an overzealous firewall. Examples include:
If you are a technology vendor or IT professional interested in evaluating the AppDocs SDK, please visit the OPSWAT Portal to request an evaluation.