How to disable the firewall option using logon script or by network policy

Posted on 2007-11-14
Last Modified: 2013-12-04

Well now I need to  disable the firewall option that comes with Windows Xp Professional for many computers i would not like to do it one by one, can i disale it using the network policy ? or by command when users are loggin ?
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You can disable the firewall from thee GPO
Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) (Startup Mode: Disabled)
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You can use a group policy to disable or set various firewall options
see for full details.

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where is this policy exactly ?

in computer configuration or user configuration ?
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Are these computers on a domain? The GPO exists on a domain controller and is pushed out when the computer makes a connection.
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You may need to update the GPO objects as described in the link I posted. - once done its under computer configuration
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Click on the Domain name in ADUC Right click go to Properties and then select Group Policy
GPO > Compuer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > System Services > Windows Firewall > Select it and disable

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thanks a lot for your advise,  it works, i could do it for another way I selected computer configuration,administrative  templates,network,network connection,windows firewall domain  profile windows firewall protection all network connection it was disable this option and it works too

no matter how i really appreciate your help

Thanks a lot

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