Windows Firewall – Configure Specific IP Address for Rules

n this scenario, you enable firewall but still need to use file sharing to share file.


  1. Open Windows Firewall
    • Click Start
    • Open Control Panel and search for  “Windows Firewall”
    • Click Advanced Settings
  2. Click Inbound Rule
  3. In the right pane, find the related rules,  right-click and choose Properties
  4. Click on Scope tab. Under Local IP Address, choose These IP Addresses
  5. Click Add. Key in the IP and click OK
  6. Click Apply and OK

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