Use Windows Firewall with Advanced Security to create an Outbound Program rule, in this example to block a web browser from connecting over any connection, secure or not. Other rule types include Port, Predefined, and Custom. Use the New Inbound Wizard rule as a guide to choose the program, action, profile, and then name the rule.
- [Voiceover] Windows Firewall with Advanced Security…comes with built-in inbound and outbound connection rules…to protect your computer from unwanted network traffic.…Rules exist for things you might be familiar with…like Microsoft Office Outlook and file and printer sharing.…You can create your own rules though…to further define how Windows Firewall should behave.…I'll open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security…and show you how to start the creation process.…I'll type Windows Firewall in the search box…on the taskbar and click Windows Firewall…with Advanced Security in the results.…
I'm going to go ahead now and right-click Outbound Rules…and click New Rule to show you…the types of rules you can create.…Let's take a look at each one of these.…You create program rules based…on a specific application that's installed…on your computer, like Internet Explorer.…You create port rules based on port numbers.…Port numbers define specific types of network traffic.…You can choose to activate pre-defined rules too.…
Author and professor Joli Ballew shows you how to get connected, which settings to use to access different resources, and how to keep your system secure. She explains the security implications of different settings, so you can make informed decisions that help protect devices when using public networks. She also helps get the most out of the Window 10 sharing center. Lastly, she explains the native firewall rules, how to create your own inbound and outbound rules, and how to troubleshoot and modify your network connection.
Note: This course aligns to the Configure Networking domain from the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows 10 Devices.
- Configuring IP settings and wireless network settings
- Maintaining network security
- Setting up preferences
- Troubleshooting connectivity
- Managing Windows Firewall
- Creating program rules and security rules
- Using ping, ipconfig, Tracert, and PathPing to troubleshoot