How to Set Up a Firewall in Windows 10

Windows Firewall

Windows 10 operating system possesses a number of security features along with a built-in firewall that protects your system against unauthorized access, unwanted traffic, and malware etc. Basically, a firewall acts as a filter for incoming and outgoing connections. It blocks unnecessary applications and programs to communicate with your system. Although builtin firewall with default ... Read more

How to Create Advanced Firewall Rules in Windows 10 Firewall

Windows Advanced Firewall Rules

The Firewall is the security defender of the Windows operating systems. Whenever the Firewall is enabled, it blocks all the unwanted websites or advertisements that can cause harm to your computer system in any way. Usually, Windows Firewall has some predefined set of rules according to which it allows or restricts the access of certain ... Read more

Block a program’s internet access with Windows 8 firewall

If you have some peculiar program installed that you need to have but want all its internet communication blocked you can do that easily with Windows' built in firewall. On Windows 8 just hit the Windows key to get to the main menu and - type Firewall. - Click on Settings on the right pane ... Read more

Use separate configurations by network in the Windows 7 firewall

The Windows 7 Firewall allows separate configurations by network. This feature makes it possible to configure different firewall rules for the home network , the networkwork or a public network and Windows will apply these rules automatically when the computer gets connected to a different network. To configure the firewall by network, click on Start ... Read more

How to set PassivePortRange and PassiveIP in pure-ftpd on Debian and Ubuntu Linux

If you run a firewall on your Linux server and want to use passive FTP connections, you have to define the passive port range in pure-ftpd and your firewall to ensure that the connections don't get blocked. The following example is for pure-ftpd on Debian or Ubuntu Linux and ISPConfig 3. Set Passive Port Range ... Read more