INetSharingConfiguration::DisableInternetFirewall method (netcon.h)
[Internet Connection Firewall may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. Instead, use the Windows Firewall API.]
The DisableInternetFirewall method disables Internet Connection Firewall on this connection.
If the method succeeds the return value is S_OK.
If the method fails, the return value is one of the following error codes.
||The operation was stopped.|
||An unspecified error occurred.|
||One of the parameters is not valid.|
||A specified interface is not supported.|
||A specified method is not implemented.|
||The method was unable to allocate required memory.|
||A pointer passed as a parameter is not valid.|
||The method failed for unknown reasons.|
Calling this method triggers the following notification:
%programname% is attempting to disable your Internet Connection Firewall. This makes your computer more vulnerable to Internet security threats. Do you want to allow %programname% to disable Internet Connection Firewall?
This method returns successfully even if Internet Connection Firewall was not enabled on this connection.
Use the INetSharingManager::get_INetSharingConfigurationForINetConnection method to obtain an INetSharingConfiguration interface for a particular connection.
Windows XP with SP2: Calling this API will disable the firewall on the specified interface, regardless of whether the Windows Firewall is on.
|Minimum supported client||Windows XP [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||None supported|