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2003 windows server blocking IP address ranges.

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I need to block incoming and out going traffic from a particular IP address range. How do I go about setting this up?
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by:Will Szymkowski
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If you need to do this specifically on the server you can use Windows Firewall or a 3rd Party firewall to accomplish this.

Setup Windows Firewall to block IP or IP range. (this is for windows 2008 but same concept for 2003)
http://www.studyblog.net/2011/10/block-ip-address-or-ip-range-in-windows-server-2008-by-windows-firewall/


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by:Brent_1978
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Advanced firewall's interface is a bit different between 2003 & 2008.
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Will Szymkowski earned 500 total points
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Take a look at the following link as it illustrates this for 2003 firewall. You can also use Security Filtering if you like...

Windows 2003 firewall is actually much easier :)

http://blog.lowtek.com/2006/09/how-to-block-ip-address-on-windows.html

Here is more detailed steps setting up Security Filtering
http://codehill.com/2010/02/how-to-block-ip-addresses-in-windows-server-2003/


Will.
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Thanks your advice helped me out a lot.
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