ping a Windows 2008 R2

Posted on 2011-10-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I cannot ping a Windows 2008 R2 Server because of the Windows Firewall.
I do not want to disable the Firewall just to add a rule to ping my server

Any possibility

Thank you
Question by:gadsad
    LVL 7

    Expert Comment

    Cmd Line:

    Server 2008:
    netsh firewall set icmpsetting 8

    Server 2008 R2:
    netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name=”ICMP Allow incoming V4 echo request” protocol=icmpv4:8,any dir=in action=allow
    LVL 24

    Accepted Solution

    Type this command in command prompt in the server

    netsh firewall set icmpsetting 8 enable

    Write Comment

    Please enter a first name

    Please enter a last name

    We will never share this with anyone.

    Featured Post

    What Security Threats Are You Missing?

    Enhance your security with threat intelligence from the web. Get trending threat insights on hackers, exploits, and suspicious IP addresses delivered to your inbox with our free Cyber Daily.

    We recently had an issue where out of nowhere, end users started indicating that their logins to our terminal server were just showing a "blank screen." After checking the usual suspects -- profiles, shell=explorer.exe in the registry, userinit.exe,…
    A quick step-by-step overview of installing and configuring Carbonite Server Backup.
    This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application and how to execute it on the appropriate database. Log onto the server running the Backup Exec database. In a larger environment, this would generally be …
    This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…

    759 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

    Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

    Join & Ask a Question

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    11 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now