Monitor Firewall Rules - Programs and Ports Tab

Published: January 20, 2009

Updated: January 20, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

This tab shows information about the protocols and ports that are used to match network packets to an inbound or outbound firewall rule that is being applied to the computer.

  1. In the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security MMC snap-in, expand Monitoring, and then expand Firewall.

  2. Double-click the firewall rule you want to examine, and then click the Programs and Ports tab.

This indicates the IP protocol type to which the rule applies, as configured on the Protocols and Ports tab of the Firewall Rule Properties page.

If you are using the UDP or TCP protocol type, this indicates the UDP or TCP port to which the rule applies, on the computer where the firewall rule is applied, as configured on the Protocols and Ports tab of the Firewall Rule Properties page.

If the rule applies to the UDP or TCP protocol, this indicates the UDP or TCP port to which the rule applies, on the remote computer that is attempting to communicate with the computer where the firewall rule is applied, as configured on the Protocols and Ports tab of the Firewall Rule Properties page.

If the rule applies to the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) version 4 or ICMP version 6 protocol, this indicates the ICMP types and codes that are included, as configured on the Protocols and Ports tab of the Firewall Rule Properties page.

This indicates the program file name and path of the application to which the rule applies, as configured on the Programs and Services tab of the Firewall Rule Properties page.

If the program item is a service container, this indicates the service within the container to which the rule applies, as configured on the Programs and Services tab of the Firewall Rule Properties page.

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