McAfee Firewall Question - how do I tell the firewall to allow sharing traffic?

Installing McAfee 2005 on a system running Windows Server 2003 - How do I tell McAfee firewall to allow sharing traffic ie - allow client pcs to access the network shares that have been set up?
lowplainsdrifterAsked:
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r-kCommented:
Here is a link that explains how to configure the firewall to allow specific ports:

 http://ts.mcafeehelp.com/displaydoc.asp?frames=1&docid=70149&CategoryId=88170

I believe the specific ports you need for file and printer sharing are:

 TCP ports 139 and 445.
 UDP ports 137 and 138


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ccomleyCommented:
I'm not sure I'd put a third-party firewall app on a Windows Server. Eek.

But if you must, I think you'll find r-k has identified the ports you need for simple file and print sharing. But you'll need to add in a few more if you're using Active Directory / DNS / DHCP.

RATHER than this, see if the software will let you open *all* ports to any PCon your local network.

If you're putting this s/w on because the Windows server is connected directly to the internet - well don't, get a firewall appliance or use a router with built in firewall.

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