eConnector Firewall

These technical steps explain how to create an exception for the OpenDentalEConnector (eConnector) application to allow it through the Windows firewall.

  1. Open the Control Panel and click Security.
  2. Click Windows Firewall.
  3. Click Advanced Settings, Inbound Rules.
  4. Click New Rule.
  5. Select Program, and click Next.
  6. Select This program path, then Browse. The default location for the eConnector file is C:\Program Files (x86)\Open Dental\OpenDentalEConnector\OpenDentalEConnector.exe.
  7. Click Next, then click Allow the connection.
  8. You may need to consult your IT department for profile selections.
  9. Enter a Name and a Description (e.g. Open Dental eConnector).
  10. Click Finish.