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how to allow a remote shutdown script through windows firewall

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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I've written a .bat file to force a shutdown of workstations and scheduled it to run with scheduled tasks . However it only works when the windows firewall is off. I don't want to disable the windows firewall for all my workstations. How do I configure the windows firewall to allow my shutdown.bat file to run?
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You need to configure your domain policy or local computer policy for the following.  

computer config\administrative templates\network\network connections\windows firewall\

Enable Allow remote administration exception

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