How to Open Ports in Firewall on Windows Server 2008 R2? Print

  • 6

The following article will assist you to open ports in Firewall on Windows VPS with Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. 

1. Go to Start >> Administrative Tools >> Windows Firewall With Advanced Security.

Windows Firewall
2. At Windows Firewall With Advanced Security, click on Inbound Rules.

Inbound Rules
3. Click on New Rule on the right-hand side panel.

4. At New Inbound Rule Wizard, Select the Port radio button and click Next.

New Inbound Rule Wizard


5. Select TCP/UDP & specify the port you wish to open in the Specific Local Ports box OR check All local ports & click Next.

Protocols Ports
6. Select Allow the connection & click Next.

Allow Connection
7. Select the area where you want to apply this rule and click Next.

Inbound Rule
8. Provide the Name & Description for the newly created rule & click Finish.

Rule Name
9. New rule will reflect in Windows Firewall With Advanced Security.

Was this answer helpful?

« Back