Thursday, 29 January 2009

Add a range of ports to Windows Firewall from the command line

To add a range of ports to Windows Firewall from the Command Line:

  • Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.

  • Type in the following where the range is specified in brackets and the name you choose for the firewall entry is in double quotes.
    FOR /L %I IN (5001,1,5201) DO netsh firewall add portopening TCP %I "Passive FTP"%I

  • Each port in the range will be added with an "OK" confirmation.

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