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Set up a Windows firewall on Serv-U gateway residing on DMZ

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Created by Dhalia Turiaga, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article describes how to created inbound rules to allow specific ports to pass through the Serv-U gateway using the Windows firewall.

Environment

  • Serv-U 12 and later
  • Windows Vista/7/8, Server 2008/2012 - C:\ProgramData\RhinoSoft\Serv-U (folder is hidden in Windows by default)
  • Windows 2000/XP, Server 2000/2003 - C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft\Serv-U
  • Linux - /usr/local/Serv-U

Steps

Note: Do not open any ports from DMZ to Internet or DMZ to Internal Network.

  1. Run the following command to verify if the Serv-U Gateway is listening to TCP port 1180:
    netstat -an | findstr 1180
  2. Click Start > Run firewall.cpl
  3. Click Advanced Settings
  4. Right-click Inbound Rules and select Add New Rule.
  5. Go to Port >TCP > Specific local ports > FTP/S; HTTP/S, SFTP including high ports (50,000-50,009) >Allow connection > Domain, Private, Public.
  6. Click Finish

 

 

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