What is good substitute for windows server 2008 firewall with some Intrusion Prevention System Options?
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Windows Firewall in Server 2008 and later does quite a bit more than application-specific rules. It does port-based rules, service-based rules, and it also can handle IP restrictions on any rules as well. It's quite robust, but still different than a typical hardware firewall or pf and netfiler. If you need something like a hardware firewall, use one on conjunction with your software firewall.