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

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 at right hand side panel.

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

    New Inbound Rule Wizard

  5. Select TCP/UDP & specify port you wish to open in 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 Name & Description for the newly created rule & click Finish.

    Rule Name

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




  • 2 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to add a new DNS zone and manage DNS Records For a Domain Hosted on Windows VPS?

This tutorial will assist you to add new DNS Zone, add/edit/delete various DNS records in DNS...

Fix :: Error 126 while starting remote desktop service, the specified module could not be found

Problem Statement Could not connect to Windows VPS Error Message Remote Desktop can't connect...

How to install PHP 7 on windows server Manually?

It is required to install the PHP on your windows web server to run the PHP Website. Before we...

How to Install and configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)?

WSUS is used to automatically download windows updates files on the Microsoft Windows server 2016...

How to enable GD Library support for PHP in Windows server?

In order to enable GD Library support for PHP on Windows server, follow the below mentioned...