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Windows Server 2008 R2 – Firewall enable ping

June 30, 2010 8 comments

If you find that you are not able to ping your Windows Server 2008 machine, its probably because someone disabled the following rule

File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request – ICMPv4-In).

This rule has nothing much to do with file and printer sharing but rather with the icmp ping (echo) request. Enabling it will allow your server to be pingable

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