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Daylite Helper - Open ESET Ports

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ESET will also block Daylite and Daylite helper, so it’s recommended to follow these two articles and this one.

Daylite - Open ESET Ports
Daylite Mail Assistant - Open ESET Ports

Instructions

Here are the steps that will allow you to open ports in ESET for Daylite Helper:

  1. Let's start by opening ESET; the home window will greet you.

    ESET homescreen on launch
  2. From the home window, we will need to click on Setup on the left-hand side. Once you have done that, you will see this window.

     

    ESET screen with setup tab selected

  3. Now hover your mouse over Firewall and click. This will put you on the firewall settings page.

    ESET open on firewall preference page
  4. Now click on the Setup button on the right side of the screen. This will cause a popup like in the image below; this popup contains the firewall-enforced rules.

     

    ESET popup window for firewall rules

  5. Click on the Add… button at the bottom of the list. Another window will pop up this window will walk you through how to add an exception to your firewalls rules for Daylite Helper. Please fill out the information as shown in the picture; once you are finished, click on Next >.

    ESET Application/Service popup to add exceptions, /Applications/Daylite.app/Contents/Library/LoginItems/Daylite Helper.app filled out in the editbox

    Location of Helper:/Applications/Daylite.app/Contents/Library/LoginItems/Daylite Helper.app

     

  6. This screen allows you to Deny or Allow access to the application you are adding; it also will enable you to determine what data direction (in or out) is allowed. Please fill out the information as shown in the picture; once you are finished, click on Next >.

    ESET Action/Direction popup with Action dropdown set to Allow and Direction dropdown set to Out
  7. On this screen, you can choose what protocol you want to use and what type of port and port numbers. Please fill out the information as shown in the picture; once you are finished, click on Next >.

    Screen_Shot_2020-03-27_at_2.41.38_PM.png
  8. Once you have reached this screen, set the Destination to Entire Internet and click Finish.

    Screen_Shot_2020-03-27_at_2.41.42_PM.png
  9. Congrats, you have now opened the ports to Daylite Helper within ESET. You might need to reboot your computer for it to start working correctly.