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Login to the VM Fails Due to Firewall Enabled

Publication Date:  2014-07-11 Views:  742 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
A user fails to log in to the VM on the WI.
Alarm Information
Handling Process
1. Log in to the AD and choose Start > Administrative Tools > Group Policy Management to open the group policy manager.
2. To set firewall policies to all PCs in the domain, right-click Default Domain Policy and choose Edit.

3. In the Group Policy Management Editor window, choose Computer Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Security Settings > System Services. In the right panel, double-click Windows Firewall. In the displayed Windows Firewall Properties dialog box, select Define this policy setting, select Disabled, and click OK.

4. Choose Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Network > Network Connections > Windows Firewall > Domain Profile. In the Domain Profile dialog box, double-click Windows Firewall:Protect all network connections. In the displayed Windows Firewall:Protect all network connections dialog box, select Disabled and click OK.

5. Run gpupdate /force in the CMD command line on the AD.
6. Deregister the VM or run gpupdate /force in the CMD command line on the PC.

Root Cause
The firewall of the VM is enabled. As a result, the login to the VM fails. Group policies can be set to prohibit domain users to enable the firewall.
Restrict domain user behaviors using group policies.