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Group Policy - Turn Firewall Off

Hi,

How do I turn off ALL windows firewalls off from Group Policy (WS 2008 or 2012)

I have turned off Windows Firewall off for Domain Networks, But how can I turn off Private Networks & Guest or Public Network?

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Windows Server 2012Windows Server 2008

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Scobber

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Use group policy to disable the windows firewall service.

Computer Configuration\Computer\Preferences\Control Panel Settings\Services
Click the +
Change startup to disabled
click the ... button and select Windows Firewall
Click OK

Computer Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\System Services
Find Windows Firewall and disable it.

On the client PC's run gpupdate /force to test
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