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                                                   Allow and Disallow Program in Firewall Windows Server 2016

  Ok in this article I am going to show you how to Allow and Disallow Program in Firewall Windows Server 2016 so let’s go to start configuring Windows Firewall. First of all, you should open control Pinal (windows + x +p) when you open control Pinal the click on windows firewall and wait a short time it will open.

Windows Firewall in Server 2016
Windows Firewall in Server 2016

Windows firewall can help prevent Hacker or malicious software from gaining access to your PC, now go to left side of the page and click on allow and appear feature through windows firewall then the next page will open.

Windows Firewall in Server 2016
Windows Firewall in Server 2016

Allow apps and feature so now you can allow and disallow the programs that you want for example you don’t want to give permission for all of users to use the all of Programs you want to make a small policy for them thought he/she have program but it is impossible to connect or use this programs. If you want to add from your drive so, click on allow another app option.

Windows Firewall in Server 2016
Windows Firewall in Server 2016

Add an app select the app you want to add or click on browser option to find the program that you want block in here I want to add MSpaint.exe. click on C: drive then open system32 when you open it type MS paint when you find click on open option.

Windows Firewall in Server 2016
Windows Firewall in Server 2016

Successfully you have fund and open mspaint.exe from C: drive. Now click add and wait a short time it will be add.

Windows Firewall in Server 2016
Windows Firewall in Server 2016

Click on change notification setting now you to customize setting for each type of network, it means turn off windows firewall you can turn off both of them but in here I want to turn off public network setting firewall I mean I don’t want to give permission to all of IP address or users just for those who allowed By me. click turn off windows firewall when you select com down and click ok.

Windows Firewall in Server 2016
Windows Firewall in Server 2016

 Advanced settings in this window/page you can add a new rule for inbound or outbound.

1 inbound when you add inbound rule it means the program that you want to choose it will not enter in your PC. Those who want to send you a program but you cannot resave it.

2 outbound when you add inbound rule it means the program that you want to choose it will not transfer to another PC if you want to transfer it will give you error that you can’t transfer it.

Windows Firewall in Server 2016
Windows Firewall in Server 2016

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By: Lutfullah Moqadam