[The Windows Firewall API is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. For Windows Vista and later, use of the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security API is recommended.]
Indicates whether the firewall is enabled.
This property is read/write.
HRESULT get_FirewallEnabled( VARIANT_BOOL *enabled );
The resulting firewall status is based on the local policy from the local store. Use the procedure Checking the Effective Firewall Status to determine the overall operational state.
|Minimum supported client||Windows Vista, Windows XP with SP2 [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||Windows Server 2003 with SP1 [desktop apps only]|
|DLL||FirewallAPI.dll; Hnetcfg.dll on Windows XP with SP2|