The Firewall (Legacy) profile for Windows Desktop devices allows you to configure the Windows Firewall settings for devices. Consider using the new Firewall profile for Windows Desktop as the new profile uses new Windows features.

Prerequisites

Important: The Firewall profile requires the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub to be installed on the device.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles > List View > Add and select Add Profile.
  2. Select Windows and then select Windows Desktop.
  3. Select Device Profile.
  4. Configure the profile General settings.
  5. Select the Firewall (Legacy) payload.
  6. Enable Use Windows Recommended Settings to use the Windows Recommended Settings and disable all other options available in this profile. The settings will automatically change to the recommended settings and you cannot change them.
  7. Configure the Private Networksettings:
    Settings Description
    Firewall Enable to use the firewall when the device is connected to private network connections.
    Block All Incoming Connections, Including Those on the List of Allowed Apps Enable to block all incoming connections. This setting allows outbound connections.
    Notify User when Windows Firewall Blocks a New App Enable to allow notifications to display when the Windows Firewall blocks a new app.
  8. Configure the Public Network settings:
    Settings Description
    Firewall Enable to use the firewall when the device is connected to private network connections.
    Block All Incoming Connections, Including Those on the List of Allowed Apps Enable to block all incoming connections. This setting allows outbound connections.
    Notify User when Windows Firewall Blocks a New App Enable to allow notifications to display when the Windows Firewall blocks a new app.
  9. Select Save and Publish when you are finished to push the profile to devices.