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How to open up TCP, UDP Ports and Ping Ports on Windows system?

(Firewall)

June-29-2020, Version V.0

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Index

Page#

Opening TCP or UDP Port

2-5

Opening ICMP echo mode (Ping)

6-11

Firewall changes


  1. From the “PC” go to Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Defender Firewall


    Click advanced settings (on the left side). The Windows Firewall and Advanced Security screen appears.


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  2. Click “Inbound Rules”.

    (On the left side, under windows firewall …”Inbound Rules”)


  3. Click “New Rule”. The New inbound Rule Wizard appears.

    (On the right side, under Inbound rules …”New Inbound Rules”)


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  4. Click on "Port" (TCP or UDP depending on the desired local ports) and then click on "Next" button.


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  5. Choose either TCP or UDP and then enter the port numbers to open (like 5984) and then click on "Next" button.

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  6. The Action screen appears. Select “Allow the connection” and then click on "Next" button.

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  7. The Profile screen appears, make sure “Domain”, “Private” and “public” should be selected and then click on "Next" button.



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  8. The Name screen appears. Enter a name and description for the rule (like TCP PORT 5984).Click Finish. The rule will be added.



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Ping enabling for the inbound rule


  1. From the “PC” go to Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Defender Firewall


    Click advanced settings (on the left side). The Windows Firewall and Advanced Security screen appears.


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  2. Click “Inbound Rules”.

    (On the left side, under windows firewall …”Inbound Rules”)


  3. Click “New Rule”. The New inbound Rule Wizard appears.

    (On the right side, under inbound rules …”New Inbound Rules”)


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  4. Select “Custom” and then click “Next



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  5. Select “All programs” and then click “Next”



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  6. Select “Protocol Type:ICMPv4” and then click “customize” a new popup will appear.

    1. Select “Specific ICMP Types” and then “Eco Request”

    2. Click ‘OK” and then click “Next”


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  7. Select “Any IP address” for both and then click “Next


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  8. The Action screen appears. Select “Allow the connection” and then click on "Next" button.


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  9. The Profile screen appears, make sure “Domain”, “Private” and “public” should be selected and then click on "Next" button.

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  10. The Name screen appears. Enter a name and description for the rule (like ICMP Echo). Click “Finish”. The rule will be added.


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