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I have created an Inbound rule to block port number 1433 however I need to allow my static ip address to access this as I use SQL Management Studio to connect to databases on the server.

I have tried adding my ip address to the "Scope - Remote IP addresses" but it does not seem to work. Am I missing something here, maybe I need to add some sort of rule for SQL Management Studio on the server, or is this just not possible?

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Microsoft's firewall have some sort of "automatic rules order management": most specific rules have priority.
In other words, if you have a "general" blocking rule and a "specific" allowing rule, then your allowing rule have better priority, so the paquets pass.

So just add a rule to allow your computer to reach the server.

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