Enable Ping Replies From Win Server 2008

Posted: July 17, 2009 in Computer Networking
Tags: ,

windows2008logoas2

Windows Firewall in Windows Server 2008 has very tight security. For default, ping to Windows Server 2008 won’t get any response. Here’s the configuration to enable ping replies :

Goto Window Firewall with Advance Settings from Administrator Tools menu.

Untitled1

Look into list in the left and Click Inbound Rules

Right click File and Sharing (Echo Request – ICMPv4-In) and choose Enable Rule

Untitled2

Do same thing to Distributed Transaction Coordinator (TCP-In)

Untitled3

Okay, now you can ping your server machine :D

Comments
  1. Lee de says:

    still can’t ping the server and server can’t ping other stations or router
    Has any one got simple cheap book on configuring 2008

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s