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Allow Ping through firewall of Windows Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2

30/08/2010 16:00

To allow a ping test to a Windows Server 2008 machine you need to open the firewall to allow it with this command:


netsh firewall set icmpsetting 8


To acheive the same thing but on Windows Server 2008 R2, use the following command:


netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="ICMP Allow incoming V4 echo request" protocol=icmpv4:8,any dir=in action=allow



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