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AirDrop no longer working in latest Eddie 2.15.2 release

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Hi, up until recently, Apple's AirDrop file transfer protocol would work even when network lock was turned on in Eddie. In v2.15.2 this no longer works. Does anybody know a specific setting that may have changed to enable this feature again?

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I don't know which version you upgraded from but Eddie 2.15.2 for example did something with NetLock. Not entirely sure how to interpret this bugfix, either it's a fix of firewall support or firewall is the only solution for now.. you should check whether local addresses are still being ignored from routing in Preferences > Network Lock > something something local network.


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So I think I figured out how to bring back AirDrop in this Eddie release even with Network Lock on.

 

In Preferences > Network Lock > Incoming, I changed this setting to Allow and it seems to make AirDrop work again.

Can somebody confirm if this is still a safe setting to change?

 

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