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How do I close Windows port from Command Line?
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by:clw3388
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netsh will assist you in setting windows firewall exceptions..
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875357
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From command line

To view ports open through the Windows Firewall
netsh firewall show portopening

To open a specific port from the command line
netsh firewall add

To close a specific port form the command line:
netsh firewall delete
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by:jorlando66
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If you are on windows 7 or server2008 use use "netsh advfirewall firewall" instead.
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by:alexfarias
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See if that helps. Just replace "enable the" disable "and Appends the port you want. Save the file as. Bat

@echo Enabling HTTP port 80
netsh firewall set portopening TCP 80 "HTTP"
@echo Enabling SSL port 443
netsh firewall set portopening TCP 443 "SSL"
@echo Enabling port for SQL Server Browser Service's 'Browse' Button
netsh firewall set portopening UDP 1434 "SQL Browser"
@echo Allowing multicast broadcast response on UDP (Browser Service Enumerations OK)
netsh firewall set multicastbroadcastresponse ENABLE
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by:alexfarias
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See if that helps. Just replace "enable" for "disable" and Appends the port you want. Save the file as. Bat

@echo =========  disabling unused ports  ==============
@echo Enabling HTTP port 80
netsh firewall set portopening TCP 80 "HTTP"
@echo Enabling SSL port 443
netsh firewall set portopening TCP 443 "SSL"
@echo Enabling port for SQL Server Browser Service's 'Browse' Button
netsh firewall set portopening UDP 1434 "SQL Browser"
@echo Allowing multicast broadcast response on UDP (Browser Service Enumerations OK)
netsh firewall set multicastbroadcastresponse ENABLE
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by:Stelian Stan
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If you want to close port 139

netsh firewall delete portopening TCP 139
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by:kadafitcd
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Here's a link for a more in depth look at the netsh commands:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb490617.aspx

Good Luck HTH.
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