"Windows Firewall" refers to the built in client firewall utility that ships with the Windows operating system. (It was previously named the Internet Connection Firewall.) By default, all Windows operating systems since Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 have shipped with this client.

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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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Block all RDC connection attempts except vpn

WinServer 08 firewall... I'm connecting to a colocated box via hamachi's vpn - i'm hitting a specific IP on the server from a specific IP on the client and want to lock out all other RDC access. ...
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Does a public webserver need to accept incoming from more than port 80?

Probably in than email is outgoing means servers have to reply but beyond that, what's the bare minimum portlist that a public-facing webserver (iis7 with same-box sql) have to admit?
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Seek Commandline syntax to add Windows Firewall w/Advanced Services rule

The last time I stepped into the GUI to block a 'intrusion-attempting' IP I mucked up my remote access due to a misclick. Would like to avoid that again. Looking for either a direct-from-cmd command ...
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Why aren't “Windows Firewall with Advanced Security/Connection security rules” and netsh in sync?

The screenshot pretty much says it all: I don't understand. If I create rules in the MMC snap-in, they don't appear in netsh, if I create rules in netsh, they don't appear in the MMC snap-in. What ...
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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.
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SQL Server 2008 & Windows Firewall

We have a server that we're currently building with Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 I'm trying to enable remote connections to SQL, and had followed all instructions of allowing TCP ...
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Setting up FTP on Windows Server 2008, virtual machine

I am setting up a virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 that utilizes Hyper-V. I am trying to set up FTP access to the machine, but I cannot connect to the FTP server from my local machine. I can ...
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steps to install sql2008 and have it accessible via SSMS remotely tied to a IPaddress

How hard is it to install sql2008 on a server, and giving access to me from my home computer via Management Studio? Can I lock this down to a particular IP address?
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Event ID: 861 - The Windows Firewall has detected an application listening for incoming traffic

Firstly, my machines aren't compromised any person suggesting such will be DV'd. The security logs on some of my networks client machines (all Windows Xp Sp3) get filled with these useless error ...