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

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The 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 the Port radio button and click Next.


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


9. The new rule will reflect in Windows Firewall With Advanced Security.



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