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How to add port to Windows Firewall using Group Policy


In this example, we will add port 2701 and 2702 for SCCM Remote Tools.


1. Run the Group Policy Management Editor oft he policy you want to add the port to the Windows Firewall.

2. Navigate to Computer Configuration>Policies>Administrative Templates>Network>Network Connections>Windows Firewall>Domain Profile or Standard Profile.

3. Right click on Windows Firewall: Define inbound port exceptions and check Enable.

Group Policy Management


4. In the Windows Firewall: Define inbound port exceptions, click Show...

Windows Firewall Policy


5. In the Show Contents, click Add. Then type the parameters for an open port using the following syntax: Port# :TCP|UDP:Scope:Enabled|Disabled:PortName, for example 2701:TCP:localsubnet:Enabled:emote Tools.

Define port ingroup  policy


6. Clock OK to save the settings.


7. After running gpupdare /force, you should see the exception port in the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

Windows Firewall with ASdvanced ecurity

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