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Enabling the firewall on OfficeScan Windows server platform

    • Updated:
    • 17 Oct 2016
    • Product/Version:
    • OfficeScan 10.6
    • OfficeScan 11.0
    • OfficeScan XG.All
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Compute Cluster Server
    • Windows 2003 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2003 Datacenter Server Edition 64-bit
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2003 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2003 Standard Server Edition 64-bit
    • Windows 2003 Storage Server
    • Windows 2003 Web Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2008 Datacenter Server Edition 64-bit
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise Server Edition 64-bit
    • Windows 2008 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Standard Server Edition 64-bit
    • Windows 2008 Storage Server
    • Windows 2008 Web Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Web Server Edition 64-bit
Summary

Use this procedure if you want to enable the firewall feature on your server platform after an OfficeScan installation.

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On the OfficeScan server

 
This will enable the Firewall on all platforms:
  1. Look for and open the ofcscan.ini file using a text editor, like Notepad.
  2. Under the [SeviceSwitch] section, change the value of this parameter to "1":

    EnableFWOnServer

  3. Save and close the file.

On the OfficeScan client

  1. Open the Registry Editor.
     
    Always back up the whole registry before making any modifications. Incorrect changes to the registry can cause serious system problems.
  2. Go to HKLM > Software > TrendMicro > PC-cillinNTCorp > CurrentVersion > ServiceSwitch.
  3. Change the value of the "EnableFirewall" key to "1".
  4. Close the Registry Editor.
  5. Reload the OfficeScan client.
 
Upon loading, the OfficeScan Firewall will be installed. This may take a while.

Enable the firewall feature in OfficeScan 11.0/XG via web console.

  1. Go to Agents > Agent Management.
  2. Select the Server and go to Settings > Additional Service Settings > Firewall Service.
  3. Enable the Firewall Service.

    You must select a Server in order to see the option to enable Firewall Service on a Server. You will only see Desktop operating systems if you select only the Domain.

    Enabling Firewall Service

  4. Save the changes.
 
Upon loading, the OfficeScan Firewall will be installed. This may take a while and a Server restart might be required.
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