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.

    Firewall-New-rule



          All-Programmes-firewall

  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.

          Protocols-and-Ports

  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.

          Remote-IP-Address

          Added-Remote-IP-Address

  1. Select Allow the connection option and click Next.

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

           Allow-ports-Specific-IP-Addreses-Profile-options

  1. Click Next Button.

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

  3. Click on the Finish Button.
  • 1 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to use multiple monitors with Remote Desktop Connection for Windows?

If you are using multiple monitors and often connect to remote servers via Remote Desktop, you...

How to set password policy in Windows Server 2008?

When we try to set or to change the password in Windows Server 2008 Operating System, we may face...

Do You Have A SmarterMail Demo Account?

SmarterMail provides flexible email server for individuals, small businesses, and...

I am unable to do RDP in my Windows VPS. What could be the possible reasons?

Please check the following: Ensure that you are using correct IP to do RDP. Ensure that your...

How to place classic windows VPS order?

This is a video tutorial about selecting an appropriate configuration for your Classic Windows...