Configuring Windows Server 2008 Firewall for RC App-V 4.5.0.1305/8 - Part 5

Now we have installed the App-V Management Server on Windows Server 2008 [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4] we need to allow some ports to be open to allow client-server communication to take place. To do this easiest way is to use Program Rules. Program rule. This type of rule allows traffic for […]

Now we have installed the App-V Management Server on Windows Server 2008 [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4] we need to allow some ports to be open to allow client-server communication to take place. To do this easiest way is to use Program Rules.

Program rule. This type of rule allows traffic for a particular program. You can identify the program by program path and executable name. We need to go through this process twice for two different program rules!!!

1) From the Start menu go into Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. In the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security On the Inbound Rules right click and select New Rule.
2) In the Rule Type select Program and select next, Now in the program path we need to add the following rules for the Management Server

- %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft System Center App Virt Management Server\App Virt Management Server\bin\sghwdsptr.exe
-%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft System Center App Virt Management Server\App Virt Management Server\bin\sghwsvr.exe

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