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Server 2008 Firewall- If I turn it on will it automatically disable Remote Desktop Connection?

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Jeff EverettFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows Server 2008
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Server 2008 standard -built in firewall is turned off. If I turn the firewall on, will in automatically disable my Remote Desktop Connection?  I am new to Server 2008 and administration. I need to turn on the built in firewall. I had a developer configure my entire website, (SQ L, Exchange 2010, almost everything) Almost everything except the firewall he got a new job and had to take it.  I have it hosted and its impossible to get to if I lose the Remote Desktop Connection. So if I enable the firewall could this cause the remote desktop connection to be unusable? Or can I just simply turn it on and it will not disable the RD connection? I am flying by the seat of my pants guys! Need help.

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