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How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall. In the previous article, you were introduced to the Windows firewall environment. In this article, we are going to teach you how to add a rule in the Windows firewall.

Before starting the tutorial, it is necessary to know how to add rules in inbound and outbound have similar steps to each other.

 

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Learn how to add a Rule in a Windows firewall

1. Right-click on the inbound Rules option and select New Rule.

 

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

2. In the opened page, there are 4 modes to choose from, which are as follows:

Program: Write a rule for software inside Windows

Port: Write a rule for one or more specific ports

Predefined: Write a rule for predefined Windows services such as Remote Desktop

Custom: Write a rule with open options (a combination of the above 3 options)

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How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

In this article, we use the Custom option to include all scenarios.

3. Select the Custom option and click Next.

On the following page you will see 3 options which are as follows:

All Program: Apply the rule to all Windows programs

This Program Path: Apply a rule to a specific program

Services: Apply a rule to a specific Windows service

 

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

In this section, we select the All Program option.

4. In the next step, you can select the desired port and protocol.

 

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

Note that the choice of port and protocol depends on your opinion on whether to open or close that port.

In this section we have selected ports 80 and 81.

5. You can open or close this port for a specific IP.

If you click Next in this section, the settings for all IPs will be considered by default. If you need to define this rule for a specific IP address, use the These IP addresses option.

 

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In this tutorial we are going to define this rule for a specific IP.

 

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

Here we have added the IP of a server with the address 5.56.133.29.

Note that when adding an IP you can also define a specific range.

6. In this step, you can select your rule mode:

a) Allow the Connection

b) Allow the Connection if it secure

c) Block The Connection

 

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

After selecting the desired option, click Next.

7. In this step, you determine the permission to execute the rule to different networks.

Windows Firewall is divided into 3 different parts:

Domain: If your system is connected to a domain, it follows these rules.

Public: Follows this rule if your system is connected to a public network, such as the Internet.

Private: Follows this rule if your system is connected to an internal network.

 

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

Here we have selected all 3 options which means to execute this rule for all 3 firewall modes.

8. In the last step, define a name for your rule and click on Finish.

 

How to add a Rule in Windows Firewall

 

Note: The rule defined in this tutorial blocks access to ports 80 and 81 for all applications on the system at 5.56.133.29.

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