Disable Win XP Firewall from Domain Policy

Hi guys,

Does any of you know how to disable the Windows XP firewall from a domain Security Policy?

I know about the VBS I can create, I haven't tryied to run it on the login script, bu i still will preffer to do it in the AD Policy.
sirexilonAsked:
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Kini pradeepPrincipal Cloud and security consultantCommented:
check this technet article for the settings,

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/deploy/depfwset/wfsp2apa.mspx.
if the DC is a SBS then there are additional policies for windows firewall at the domain level, you might want to disable this policy.


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DVation191Commented:
sirexilon,
By domain policy do you mean a domain group policy? You can disable it using the WinXP SP2 administrative template. It's under Computer Configurations > Network > Network Connections > Windows Firewall > Domain Profile... set "Windows Firewall: Protect all network connections" to "Disabled"

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sirexilonAuthor Commented:
The Server is NOT an SBS.

And yes I want to do it thru the Domain Group Policy
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DVation191Commented:
Ok, then my previous post is how you do it. Do you need any additional information?
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sirexilonAuthor Commented:
Hey "kprad"

I don't have that tab in the Group policy in my W S 2003

the only thing I have is the Internet Connection Firewall on my DNS ....
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sirexilonAuthor Commented:
DVation191

Ok I don't have that.
As far as i can go is this:
Computer Configurations > Network > Network Connections > 
and inside there I have the Internet Connection for the DNS. .... thing that's all I have there.
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DVation191Commented:
If you look at the group policy settings spreadsheet, you'll see it should be there:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=7821C32F-DA15-438D-8E48-45915CD2BC14&displaylang=en

But like I said, you need the XP SP2 Administrative Template loaded. You can download the adm templates here:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=92759D4B-7112-4B6C-AD4A-BBF3802A5C9B&displaylang=en
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DVation191Commented:
sirexilon, why was my answer suddenly wrong?
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