So every now and then, when I try to configure the sharing prefs pane firewall, I get a message from the OS that another firewall is running and before I can configure the Apple firewall, I have to disable the other. Well, how can I even do that if I don't know what's running? Is there anyone that knows how to check what other firewall is running and/or how to kill all firewalls?<br><br>
No, it turns out that sometimes the Mac OS GUI for the built-in firewall gets "confused" when the plist doesn't match the port configurations in the command line ipfw records. I don't know how they end out mis-matching, but it sometimes happens (both in Jag and Panth). As Bill says, one can delete the plist file. Or I found a way that saved me from logging out or rebooting: in terminal type sudo ipfw flush (or is that flush ipfw?). Then open prefs (if it's open, close it first) and then go to the firewall prefs and all was good for me.<br><br>
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