The inbound Windows Firewall rules cannot be enabled

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Problem   The inbound Windows Firewall rules cannot be enabled.

Solution   You must manage your firewall manually to enable inbound Windows Firewall rules.


You must be a network administrator to complete this procedure.

To manage your firewall

  1. Open the Windows SBS Console.

  2. On the navigation bar, click the Network tab, and then click Connectivity.

  3. Right-click Server Firewall, and then click View Server Firewall Properties.

  4. In the Firewall Settings dialog box, click the Advanced tab, and then click Manage rules.

  5. In the Windows Firewall dialog box, click Change Settings to manage the firewall.