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Is it possible to "whitelist" an IP Address in the Windows Firewall and allow all connections from that specific address?

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Assuming the IP address you want to whitelist is 192.0.2.55:

netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="Allow from 192.0.2.55" dir=in action=allow protocol=ANY remoteip=192.0.2.55
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  • Also, don't forget to disable all of the other allow rules or connections will still make it through from them. – Jay R. Oct 6 '15 at 18:50
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Here is how to do it from Powershell

New-NetFirewallRule -Name Allow192.0.2.55 -DisplayName 'Allow from 192.0.2.55' -Enabled True -Direction Inbound -Protocol ANY -Action Allow -Profile ANY -RemoteAddress 192.0.2.55
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this should work like charm

netsh advfirewall firewall set rule name="my rule" new remoteip=157.60.0.67

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