Changing the Windows Firewall Settings (Windows 2003)


Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes.


Windows 2003

Click on Start > Control Panel > Windows Firewall

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This will open the Windows Firewall dialog box below. The General settings will allow you to turn the firewall on and off as well as disallow any exceptions.

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Click on the Exceptions tab in order to set up exceptions for traffic via port or program. There are a few that are already there and you may select or deselect these as you wish.

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