Tag: Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Windows Recovery–Load Registry

Ok, today I locked-out myself from one of my dedicated servers.. how? I changed the RDP-Port in the Registry:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\RDP-Tcp And then, I FORGOT to add the new Port to the so called ‘Windows Firewall with Advanced Security’ .. it was like a lighting strike in my body when I clicked ‘restart Server’…




Netsh AdvFirewall: Manage Windows Firewall using NetShell

Ok, this one’s about managing your Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (WFAS). Today, most companies disable the Windows Firewall. Why? i think this has several reasons. One reason probably is that they think the LAN is safe and there is no need for a Firewall – negligent! Other reasons might be: laziness, missing understanding /…