How to configure the Windows Firewall to allow only specific IP Address to connect your ports.

Following steps will guide you to open the ports for a specific IP address.

  1. Login to the server using RDP.

  2. Click on Start >> Administrative tools >> Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

  3. Go to Inbound Rule >> New Rule

  4. Click on Custom and the next page select All Programmes.

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  1. You are at Protocol & Ports wizard.

  • select the protocol type to the TCP.

  • select the Specific Port option for the Remote Port and enter the port number and click Next.

  • Here, we have used Non-standard RDP Port 5000.

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  1. You will need to enter the Remote IP Address by which you want to connect your port.

  • Select These IP Address option for Remote IP Address.

  • Click on the Add Button and enter the IP Address and click Ok and Next.

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  1. Select Allow the connection option and click Next.

  2. On the Profile Page, select all three options. Domain, Private and Public.

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    • Click Next Button.

    1. In the Last step, We need to provide the Name of this Rule. (eg. Remote Desktop)

    2. Click on the Finish Button.
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