The following instructions will provide your machine with basic intrusion protection as soon as it starts.
You can find more information on configuring IPNetSentryX under the Help menu.
Once you are comfortable IPNetSentryX is working as desired, you can configure it to launch as a Mac OS X startup item outside the context of any user login. To do this drag the "IPNetSentryX.app" startup item in /Library/Application Support/IPNetSentryX/HelperTools to /Library/StartupItems.
You can launch IPNetSentryX from the Finder and select "Tool->Expert View" to see the currently running firewall status. If you encounter difficulty, you can restart while pressing the Shift key to prevent startup items from loading and then remove IPNetSentryX_startup from the /Library/StartupItems folder.
To install a newer version as a startup item, you can follow these steps:
If you move the IPNetSentryX application on your hard drive, the IPNetSentryX_startup item may no longer find it. In this case you can generate a new startup item by removing /Library/Application Support/IPNetSentryX/HelperTools.
When launched as a startup item, IPNetSentryX will use the settings stored in the default location: /Library/Preferences/IPNetSentryX/com.sustworks.IPNetSentry.nsy
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