The Windows Firewall is included in every Windows operating system to keep our computer safe from bad guys. However, if you are using Windows Server 2016 in your data center, you may be using a dedicated firewall as replacement. It is recommended to turn off Windows firewall in that case.

This five step tutorial will help you to disable the Firewall in Windows Server 2016.

Turn off  the Windows Server 2016 Firewall

Step 1: Press Windows key + X on your keyboard and click on Control Panel.

Step 2: Click on System and Security.

Step 3: Click on Windows Firewall.

Open Windows Firewall settings

Step 4: Click Turn Windows Firewall on or off.

Step 5: Turn off Windows Firewall for both private and public network settings and click OK.

Turn off Windows Firewall

Close the window and you are done with disabling the firewall.

How to Turn Off Firewall in Windows Server 2016
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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