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PowerShell Firewall Management

I have a bunch of machines that I need to enable Remote Scheduled Tasks Management (RPC), Remote Scheduled Tasks Management (RPC-EPMAP), and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI-in) on for GPO ...
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Configure Firewall to allow incoming connections to Server Running in a VM

I have Lubuntu running in a VMware Virtual Machine (on a Windows 7 host). Within the VM, I am using the git daemon command to serve a git repository. When trying to connect to this server from another ...
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Is there any danger in disabling windows firewall on a azure worker role?

I'm trying to troubleshoot a bug on our Azure worker role where we occasionally get the error "Unable to read data from the transport connection: An established connection was aborted by the software ...
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The Windows Filtering Platform has blocked a connection - Query User

I'm having a problem with a program trying to access port 135. The Windows filtering platform is blocking the communication. In the windows security logs, the following is displayed: The Windows ...
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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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Is there a way to diagnose *where* comms to a port on a windows machine is being blocked?

I am developing a system that comprises an email server. I have so far been unable to connect on port 25 (using telnet), despite having checked the following are set up correctly. Connections to port ...
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Windows Filtering Platform blocking packets for legitimate traffic

I am running into an issue with traffic from a webapp server to a database server being blocked or filtered. I have allowed inbound and outbound traffic on the needed ip and port with a firewall rule, ...
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Windows 8 - Firewall Issues from Command Line

I created the following script basically to block absolutely everything and only allow through what I want, however it's not allowing through what I like in regards to the internet. Can anyone see an ...
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I am having an issue, I have configred wf.msc to allow the following ports through: 80, 443, 3306, 1433, 21, 22, 8889 My report is showing that most are not open and/or listening, let alone ...
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Windows AdvFirewall and nmap scans

I come from a Unix background but got the task of configuring a Windows firewall on a public facing server. I find awkward that any nmap scan I perform against the public IP reports all TCP ports ...
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Creating a whitelist for RDP access

Since people are getting unauthorized access to my Windows Server (bruteforced over several months..), I'd like to set up a whitelist for RDP access. I have tried the following with Windows Firewall ...
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Cannot modify port number for a newly added firewall inbound rule

Using a stand alone Windows Server 2012 Standard edition (no Active Directory), I succeded to add a new rule to allow sql server connection, by entering the .exe file When I edited the rule property ...
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Firewall predefined rule property cannot be modified

Using a stand alone Windows Server 2012 Standard edition (no Active Directory), I Tried to establish a simple remote desktop with a custom port number, but could not modify the port number in the ...
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Windows Firewall allows connection from any IP regardless of rule that only allow a specific IP

I have configured the Windows Firewall to Block (default) incoming connection on the public profile. I have created a rule for a port (in this case, this is Sql Server) that explicitly states that ...
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Clickonce applications being allowed through firewall

The company I work for uses an application that is deployed through clickonce. This means that everytime they update said program the program regenerates in a new location ie: ...
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How to open a port on windows server?

I have a Windows 2008 server on Amazon EC2. I have installed Jboss 7 server on pot 8080 (IIS is running on port 80). When I execute http://localhost:8080 from within the server on a browser it works ...
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Forefront TMG 2010 RDP Connections without non-standard ports

From my reading, it looks like the Forefront TMG will not allow the passing of RDP connections through the firewall without configuring a non-standard port for each IP address of the internal servers ...
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Firewall “Connection Security” when there is no trust and NATing between the two computers

First a little explanation of my network topology. I have a internal domain, and edge network domain. There is no trust between the two domains (and IT will not allow a one way trust to be set up ...
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Windows firewall logging. Log file is always blank

I have read many similar articles and posts on how to enable windows firewall logging. I have Win2k8r2 server without any Active Directory, DC, domains and other complicated stuff. Almost all of this ...
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Windows Server 2008 IP block using built-in firewall issue

So here's the situation: I'd like to block one or more IP addresses using native firewall that comes with Windows Server 2008. I opened it, chosen to create a new rule under inbound rules. I choose ...
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Summary of my Situation I am working with IIS (6.0) running on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Deploying an ASP.net website using HTTPS I have imported certs Web Pages load/work successfully when ran ...
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windows firewall - how much delay introduce, how safe to turn off?

I have a server that used for high-frequency trading. That means that even 0.1 ms is important. I have up to 10 MBit/s data traffic. I need certain UDP ports to be opened because I receive data via ...
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Applying outbound connection rules PER USER in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

In the latest version of the Windows Firewall, included for example in Windows Server 2008 R2, you can block incoming connections and apply this rule only for a set of users (Users Tab in the rule ...
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Can't remote desktop into Windows 7 workstation in SBS 2003 network

We have a Windows Small Business Server 2003 network with Windows XP and 7 workstations. Some of the workstations have custom remote desktop ports and the modem/firewall (Netgear DG834) forwards these ...
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Is there another interface that I can use to manage the firewall in Windows 2008?

I hate the interface for managing firewall in Widows Server 2008. Is there another GUI interface that I can use? Free is great but I'd even accept a 3rd party solution.
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Changing World Wide Web Services (HTTP Traffic-In) via Group Policy

I am working on designing some group policy elements for our servers. Without getting into a debate about pros or cons of group policy, I was curious if the following could be performed. I would like ...
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I'm trying to setup Windows Server 2008 R2's firewall so that it blocks all traffic except traffic originating from US IPs. The current inbound firewall policy is setup as follows: Block a few ports ...
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How do I configure Windows Firewall to permit MSRPC?

I am trying to configure endpoint machines with a firewall that only allows white-listed traffic, and all other connections are blocked. The client machines are desktops and laptops running Windows 7 ...
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Is the firewall on Windows Server 2008 R2 sufficient?

I'm planning a few servers to be run on Rackspace cloud. Aside from using load balancers to control the flow of web traffic, how good is the Windows Firewall? I'm thinking in terms of throughput as ...
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A software firewall with web interface / login possibilities for single windows server

We have a single web server with SQL server etc (all MS, server 2008 web etc). We need to allow access to the database directly so our customer can write reports (it's the way SSRS is!). We original ...
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Windows 7 firewall blocking some features of my app despite custom firewall rules

For automation purposes, I build a certain application which sends and receives UDP packets, and I run this tool every few hour on a Windows 7 machine. However the Windows firewall blocks me from ...
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IPv6 and Windows Group Policy-based Firewall

So at work we're playing with using freenet6 to get an IPv6 tunnel up and running. That's working great and all, and I've got it set to advertise the route, and all of the test boxes now have ...
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Netsh, how to open ports in windows firewall for WMI?

How can you open ports in windows firewall for WMI using netsh command ? On windows vista and newer MS OS-es you run this command netsh advfirewall firewall set rule group="windows management ...
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Only allowing certain Java apps through firewall

Using Windows Firewall and Advanced Security, I block everything outgoing by default and define outgoing rules to allow my approved apps through. For Java apps, I only allow java.exe through to ...
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How to allow access to firewall settings (domain/windows 7)

I'm running a Windows 7 Workstation in a domain setting. I'd like to disable the local firewall (temporarily), but I am not allowed to do this because of restrictions in the domain. "For your ...
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Is Windows firewall secure enough?

I have Windows server 2008 R2 running on Rackspace network and I'm having difficult times to secure it behind a linux and iptables... I would like to know if the windows firewall is secure enough to ...
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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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Configuring many block IPs in Windows Firewall

I have a large number of remote IPs to specify in Windows Firewall for a blocking rule. The only way I know to enter them is by labouriously entering them an inbound rule's properties Scope tab. Is ...
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Does a firewall on a machine only block stuff from outside the machine or also from processes on the machine?

Does a firewall running on a machine only block stuff from outside that machine, or do they block communication between processes on a machine communicating via ports? Specifically, I'm writing a ...
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Locked myself out of remote desktop by setting firewall up

I hope you can help. I have a Windows Web Server 2008 R2 machine which I am currently setting up and going to move most of my sites over to it. While going through the setup of it, Windows Updates, ...
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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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Can I block all incoming requests with Windows Firewall?

For weeks now there's been someone on the company network that thinks it's funny to shut down my computer remotely. All I can say is thank GOD for file recovery otherwise I'd have lost 3 projects ...
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How to disable group policy control over Windows Vista firewall?

With Windows Vista Business, I'd like to completely disable any group policy (both local and domain) control over the Windows Firewall so that I can turn it off and on at will on the computer ...
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Windows Firewall IP ban?

OK, question: I have a IIS webserver and Windows firewall. To allow incoming connections to IIS, I enabled port 80 and 8080. But now, how can I block a specific IP address/range on port 80 (=ban) ...
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windows firewall and network location switch after establishing a vpn connection

I am looking for a reasonable solution for network location switching after VPN connection is established for Windows 7. The scenario is as follows: For location public (employee plugging in his ...
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Windows Advanced Firewall: What does “Edge Traversal” mean?

this should be a really simple one: In Advanced Windows Firewall on Windows Server 2008+, Properties > Advanced, what does "Edge Traversal" mean? I Googled it, of course, and was unable to come up ...
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Active FTP client blocked by Windows Firewall on Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Active FTP client blocked by Windows Firewall on Windows 7 I have an application that runs as a service and contains an FTP client. It needs to connect to an FTP server ...
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Active FTP client blocked by Windows Firewall on Windows 7

I have an application that runs as a service and contains an FTP client. It needs to connect to an FTP server that only supports Active FTP. When I attempt to get a list of files or download a file, ...
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Windows Server 2008 Firewall: Do inbound rules override outbound rules?

I have in inbound rule to allow all communication with MyApp.exe I have an outbound rule to block all traffic to 192.168.0.88 Can MyApp.exe communicate with 192.168.0.88 - I don't understand which ...
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How do I configure Windows Firewall for FTP Server

What ports do I need to open for me to be able to access Windows FTP server (running on Server 2008) for both active and passive FTP? Opening 21 on it's own is not enough.