Rules allow traffic between your computer, programs, system services and users. A new rule must be created in the firewall settings.
The instructions below serve as an example for setting up a firewall on an MS Windows system.
Together with your company’s IT administrator, check if you have any additional firewall and/or antivirus software on your network that needs configuration.
From the strat menu, type and open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security or select Control Panel > System & Security > Windows Firewall.
Windows Firewall can also be accessed by using the Run combination (start key + r), typing WF.msc
- Add a new rule in the firewall by clicking on New Rule…
- Select Port as the rule type:
3. Define which port, or allow traffic through all ports:
Default EBA Application Service Port:
WS service: 9876
Worker service: 8079
Messenger service: 8078
Scheduler service: 8072
SQL Queue service: 8068
Mobile service: 8081 (HTTP)
4. In the next step, we choose whether or not to allow traffic through this port:
5. We select on which networks the rule applies:
6. Name the rule and finish the configuration.