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Windows Server 2003 Outbound ftp Very Slow with Windows Firewall enabled

From Windows Server 2003, I'm uploading a file (~50MB) every day at 4:00am to my hosting space in the cloud. I'm doing it by calling "ftp -s:" in a batch file that a Scheduled Task runs. I did what ...
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23 views

Windows server 2003 SP2 firewall - limit inbound connections

I am trying to make the server running Windows 2003 Server SP2 to allow connections only from the local network or and couple of specific remote IP. I have experience using Linux only and therefore I ...
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2answers
144 views

Amazon VPC: How to block inbound traffic on specific IP of an instance while allowing on other IPs of the same instance

Specifications I have an amazon VPC instance with the following specifications: Windows 2003 (32 bit). Two Network Interfaces each with 6 IPs. 6 instances of a software (called backweb) installed ...
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1answer
44 views

A way to only allow some ports on windows server

I have been trying to make this work the last few hours but haven't come far. I have a windows server 2008 and a set up Local Security Policy firewall yet "no" inbound rules (yet). My domains look ...
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2answers
82 views

Collecting Web traffic and monitoring reports [closed]

My company is a med home health company and I have been tasked with seeing what people are doing on the internet. There's been a lot of people complaining of people shopping, surfing internet, etc on ...
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0answers
200 views

Windows Server 2003 - Block outgoing traffic of program

I need to run a program on Windows Server 2003. I need all in AND out traffic to AND from this program to be blocked, EXCEPT if the origin/destination is 127.0.0.1. I have to only block this one ...
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0answers
54 views

Windows 2k3 IPsec policy. Block all traffic prevents IPSec communication

I'm looking to harden down A Win2k3 server that talks to a branch over an IPsec tunnel based connection. Windows 2k3 firewall doesn't offer control of outbound communications, so I've turned to the ...
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0answers
523 views

Windows 7 workstation can't access file shares over VPN

Windows 7 workstations that are joined to a Windows Server 2003 R2 domain are unable to access file shares after being moved to a remote location via a VPN. The workstations were previously on the ...
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161 views

scope on windows server 2003 firewall not working

I have a lot of remote desktop brut force attempts on my server. I try to use firwall to allow only my public IP. I use exeptions and scope but I still able to connect with RDP from others IPs. do you ...
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1answer
398 views

Tactic to block a UDP spoofing attack

The packets are margin of 200,000 ~ 800,000 per second and UDP spoofed(0 bytes/46bytes) I have a linux deb 6 and windows server 2003 that is taking a hit. Current idea: - Setup a proxy server up ...
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0answers
163 views

Folders 'locked' to FTP access on Win Server 2003 Standard - firewall issue but how to resolve

I have a weird issue which is just affecting one of many sites on my Windows 2003 Standard server (running IIS6). I'm not a server admin by the way, but the company who manage my server don't seem ...
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2answers
819 views

ADMIN$ and other shares not working remotely on XP machines

I'm trying to use ADMT to migrate several XP machines to a new domain and the utility (nor command line) is able to access the admin$ share or any drive share. I've added the required registry key ...
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1answer
230 views

How to drop RST packets?

Is it possible to filter all outgoing TCP packets with RST flag on Windows Server 2003 using IPSec utility from "Support tools"? Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/813878
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1answer
349 views

How to secure a Windows SBS Server against fraudulant login attempts?

I administer a Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 server for a small business. The only ports that this server has exposed to the internet are SSL and the RDP tunnelling port used by the SBS remote ...
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3answers
3k views

FTP Transfer Very Slow When Windows Firewall Enabled

We have a scheduled task that transfers a large file (~130 MB) between two Windows servers using the Windows command-line FTP program. It's painfully slow (taking about 30 minutes) and occasionally ...
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1answer
583 views

What is solicited network traffic and what is unsolicited network traffic?

I've recently read a Microsoft Technet article on how Windows Firewall works. The author of the article uses concepts like 'solicited network traffic' and 'unsolicited network traffic' for a machine. ...
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1answer
279 views

Mysql Server Windows XP Firewall ports

We have a Windows Server 2003 machine with MySQL installed, and a Windows XP client machine. On the client machine we have a C++ application. Windows firewall is active on both machines. We opened ...
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1answer
296 views

OpenVPN setup: Problems connecting due to UDP packet overflow

I'm attempting to setup an OpenVPN server on a Win2k3 server running behind a sonicwall. To eliminate config issues with the firwall, I'm trying to connect to the server from another PC on the same ...
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2answers
1k views

Windows Server 2003 Blocking Outgoing FTP Passive Mode

I have two machines behind the same firewall/router - one is a Windows 7 workstation and the other is a Windows 2003 server. The problem is with outgoing FTP access using the FileZilla FTP client ...
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1answer
177 views

Server 2003, How to setup the Firewall for Remote Desktop Connection

My company owns a cloud server having Windows 2003 Web Edition installed on it. This server can be access by anyone through remote desktop connection. I want to place some kind of restrictions on ...
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3answers
1k views

how to block Ultra surf on checkpoint or smoothwall firewall

i'm trying to block this since i've already blocked port80 and 8080 in my firewall, still the user are able to access the web
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4answers
138 views

Do I need a hardware firewall for Win 2003?

We have had a Win 2003 server at a co-lo for a while. It is used as a web server and has a very cheap hardware firewall between it and the internet. Ports 3389 and 80 are the only ones forwarded to ...
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4answers
141 views

Accessing a new install of Windows 2003 Server R2 from the network

I have installed Windows 2003 Server R2 on a machine from scratch and by default, Windows 2003 Server is locked down, but now I need to open access to it from my corporate network. From the server, I ...
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1answer
475 views

how to close port 135 from win2003 server

how to close port 135 from win2003 server It seems Windows firewall opens it always itself.
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1answer
323 views

Domain Controller can't receive inbound pings / Firewall can't be enabled

I can ping everything from the domain server but it doesn't show up on any ping sweeps from client machines. Also, the firewall service is off but can't be turned on. It says that there is another ...
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2answers
2k views

How can I backup and restore my Windows 2003 Firewall Settings?

It seems that when I install TFS I just lost all my Windows Firewall settings. How can I back this up and restore them on Windows 2003?
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1answer
793 views

Windows Server 2008 constantly spamming external IP's on outbound TCP port 445

I have a Windows Server 2008 box running as a Domain Controller. I have noticed in my Cisco ASA firewall logs that this box is continuously sending out (like a thousand requests a second) requests on ...
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1answer
351 views

Windows 2003 “Windows cannot display Windows firewall settings”

Our Windows Server 2003 SP2 has been hit by a hacker that installed a few services and other niceties and disabled our firewall. I've managed to clean up (the strange thing is that no detection ...
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1answer
385 views

Problem with Distributed Transactions between machines in different domains

We are tring to use an application that uses transactions. The machine running the code is on a stand alone Windows 2003 Server machine. The database server is a Windows 2003 Server with SQL Server ...
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4answers
163 views

Windows Server firewall asking for advice

I have Windows Server 2003/2008 machine, and I deployed some application on this machine. I want to put this machine in a sandbox environment, which means I want this machine to be able to access only ...
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2answers
7k views

Windows Firewall 2008 Server - Allow only given IP in, block all others

I've got a Windows 2008 Server. It has the built-in windows firewall on it. I've played around with the Advanced settings where I can setup inbound/outbound rules, but it doesn't appear that I can ...
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4answers
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What host names and ports would need to be opened in a firewall to allow Windows Updates to work?

We have a set of public web servers behind a firewall we would like to be able to perform Windows Updates on, without giving them more access than they need. Besides www.update.microsoft.com:443, ...
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3answers
2k views

Port 1433 seems to be closed, but it's enabled on Windows Server 2003 SP1

today I update the RTM build without any Service Pack to SP1, so Windows Firewall comes available, when I add a new Exception for SQL Server (local) like on Windows XP, I think that it will be work ...
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3answers
6k views

Using Active Directory through a Firewall

I had kind of a weird setup today where I wanted to enable Windows Firewall on a Windows 2003 R2 SP2 computer that would act as an Active Directory Domain Controller. I didn't see one resource on the ...
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3answers
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How to open ports on Windows Server 2003 RTM from the command prompt

I want to open the port number 1433 in Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition (5.2, Build 3790) without any Service Pack with out having Firewall, exists a way for achieve this via prompt? EDIT: I ...
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5answers
550 views

Process to secure windows server directly connected on the internet without a hardware firewall

I'm wondering what check list other people would use for securing a windows server directly connected to the internet. Aside from this, anyone's opinions on doing this would be appreciated as well. ...
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2answers
1k views

Cisco VPN Client on Server 2003 R2

I have Windows Server 2003 installed on a VM and I'm trying to establish a VPN connection using version 5.0.05.0290 of the Cisco VPN Client. When I attempt to connect, I am booted out with a "Firewall ...
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7answers
844 views

Is Windows 2003 Firewall appropriate for a web server?

I currently have a colocated server being protected by a hardware firewall, however this firewall is old and I want to replace it. I was wondering if the built-in Firewall software for Windows 2003 ...
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2answers
552 views

Firewall on VPS - use windows built in, or 3rd party?

First time VPS user, and still a beginner at Windows Server 2003. Is the built in (simple) windows firewall considered sufficient if all I'm going to do is expose a few ports and block everything ...
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2answers
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Accessing windows 2003 firewall settings with RRAS enabled

Windows Server 2003 (VPS) Trying to install MySQL, but the service isn't starting - suspect the port is being blocked by the firewall. One of my Google searches lead me to ...