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Configuring Windows Firewall to open manually assigned ports

To access a SQL Server instance through a firewall, you must configure the firewall on the computer that is running SQL Server to allow access. Any ports that you manually assign must be open in Windows Firewall. 163 more words


OpenVPN 2.x and Windows Firewall

The documentation for OpenVPN is pretty good, but I found a detail that may cause some confusion in a Windows environment, so I thought I’d address it here: 337 more words


How To Block Program Access In Windows Firewall

Microsoft Windows is a standout amongst the most advanced series of operating systems developed by the software giant, Microsoft Corporation. When Windows launched, it was not an instant hit. 386 more words

Windows Support

How to use Windows Firewall in Safe Mode

Built-in firewall or Windows Firewall allows you to create advanced rules of network connections for powerful protection. You can create rules for Internet access to programs, white lists, restrict traffic to specific ports and IP addresses without installing other programs, firewalls for this. 398 more words


Disabling Windows firewall

Sometimes while troubleshooting I temporarily disable the Windows firewall using the following command

netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off

Today when I tried I received an advisory warning… 101 more words


Beware of a New Threat Called Backoff Malware

PCWorld Report said, The data breach caused by “Backoff” is now reckoned as one of the largest in recent memory, resulting in tens of millions of credit and debit cards being captured. 391 more words

Data Recovery