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 reset password of all Windows VPS Services?

In following, we advise our Windows VPS customers to reset all the passwords. Your Windows VPS...

How to download and install dotnet core 2.0 Runtime on the Windows?

Dotnet Core is now available with the Windows. Following are the steps to install runtime Dotnet...

How to disable RC4 ciphers from the Windows Server 2008?

Microsoft suggests using the TLS 1.2 Security Encryption to their clients since it has the...

Network Wide Port Blocks

For the security reasons, we have blocked inbound traffic for following ports: Telnet - Port...

How to force HTTPS from web.config file?

The Microsoft URL Rewrite Module 2.0 for IIS 7 and above enables IIS administrators to create...