Re: Enable 2003 firewall, can't visit sites

From: Jeff Cochran (
Date: 03/07/05

Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 21:54:26 GMT

On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 22:00:04 -0000, "Mike" <> wrote:

>A bit more info:
>The site works ok with no firewall, if I then enable the firewall from
>within the server and then browse to the site I get the following message:
>"The page cannot be displayed"
>On the server, the following services are ticked:
>FTP Server
>Internet Mail Access Protocal Version 3 (IMAP3)
>Internet Mail Access Protocol Version 4 (IMAP4)
>Internet Mail Server (SMTP)
>Post-Office Protocol Version 3 (POP3)
>Remote Desktop
>Secure Web Server (HTTPS)
>Telnet Server
>Web Server (HTTP)

First, are the services listed above in use? If not, then don't allow
them through the firewall. Second, how about DNS if you run DNS on
the server? Also, are you browsing by name or IP? Using SSL? Have
IIS set for a non-standard port?


>"Mike" <> wrote in message
>> Hi there,
>> I've just installed 2003 server, and a single site.
>> When I enable the built in firewall, I can no longer visit the site, even
>> when I tick all available service options (including Web Server (HTTP) -
>> Port 80.
>> Any advice much appreciated.
>> Cheers
>> Mike