Windows Firewall : View Current State

Windows Firewqall : View Current State

Use the following command the view the status of the windows firewall, including whether ‘Remote Administration’ is enabled and the active Profile.

c:\>netsh firewall show state

Firewall status:
Profile                           = Domain
Operational mode                  = Enable
Exception mode                    = Enable
Multicast/broadcast response mode = Enable
Notification mode                 = Enable
Group policy version              = Windows Firewall
Remote admin mode                 = Enable

To forcibly enable Remote Admin mode, use the following commands:

call netsh firewall set service RemoteAdmin enable
call netsh firewall add portopening protocol=tcp port=135 name=DCOM_TCP135
call netsh firewall add allowedprogram program=%windir%\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe name=WMI
call netsh firewall add allowedprogram program=%windir%\system32\dllhost.exe name=Dllhost