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Firewall management in Server Core, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Firewall management in Server Core

In Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 the Windows Firewall is enabled by default. This┬ámeans it's locked up by default and offers little weakness towards unfriendly administrators and users. When you want to do something with your Server Core box you might want to open up the Windows Firewall a little bit to allow […]

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Firewall management in Server Core, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Firewall management in Server Core

A little while ago I showed how to manage the basic firewall in Windows Server 2008.┬áRecently I found out the firewall team wants us to move to the Advanced Firewall commands, because netsh firewall can't: enable groups of rules; create rules for service; create rules that support multiple filtering criteria. Although netsh firewall will get […]

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