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How to Allow a Program Through the Windows Firewall

By default, the built-in Windows Firewall will block inbound and outbound traffic from unknown applications. If after installing and running a program on your Windows server, the application seems to not be accessible externally over the internet, you may need to allow the program through the Windows Firewall for inbound and outbound connections. This guide … Read More…

How To Open Or Block Ports Using Windows Firewall

By default, Hostwinds does not block any ports on your VPS.  However, this article will discuss the Windows built in Firewall, along with how to open and close ports. This article is intended for Hostwinds clients who need to open or block a port to their Windows VPS and we will go over how to … Read More…