RE: Disable Windows Firewall when first joining Vista to an Ad domain
This fixed my issue. Now able to log on to 2003 domain
Thanks for posting this!
"Edward Ray" wrote:
> I have seen a few post related to this. Vista's firewall really locks
> things down, so much so that very little connectivity is allowed, even
> trusted. Since there are no GPOs for Vista yet AFAIK, ther eis know way to
> tweak the settings via Group Policy. To rejoin my Vista box to my Windows
> 2003 R2 domain, I had to disable the Windows Firewall, run "gpupdate /sync"
> to resync the machine to to the domain, then add polcies to allow all
> inbound and outbound for my defined AD LAN(s), then re-enable the firewall.
> IMHO, the fact that the firewall is so restrictive will increase time/costs
> for business deployment. I suppose this is the tradeoff since past releases
> of Windows were to easily exploited out of the box.
> Edward Ray
> CCIE Security, CISSP, GCIA Gold, GCIH Gold, MCSE+Security, PE