How to Open Ports in Firewall on Windows Server 2016? Print

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Following article will assist you to open ports in Firewall on Windows VPS with Windows Server 2016 operating system.

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





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



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





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



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



  6. Select Allow the connection & click Next.

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



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



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




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