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MS Windows Tips and Tricks | 2.8.2. Windows Firewall – Part 2

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Oct 2, 2013 12:25:00 PM

2.8.2. Windows Firewall – Part 2

By Val Bakh

In last month’s blog post about Windows Firewall (WF), we introduced network firewalls and host-based firewalls and explained the general principles of their operation. We also became acquainted with WF, its most important general settings, and two types of rules. Now we’ll discuss both types of WF rules and examine their main settings. We will also consider an example scenario that illustrates how the two types of rules work together.

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