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Windows 2008 Server Host-based Firewall
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  • Posted: Sun, Jul 22, 2012
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This is a proof-of-concept project; the first part in a series of chopped-up projects in order to deliver this solution.

What we would like is a light-weight, host-based firewall service/app for Windows 2008 Server that performs basic layer-3 and layer-4 firewalling for the host itself.

The means for configuration of this host-based firewall is not important at this time; that will be a separate project. For the purposes of this task, perhaps the app can read a CSV or text file - I'll leave that up to you.

What I'd like to see in this app is:

1. Very light-weight app - no GUI. little overheard. light on resource usage
2. Robust - handle large amounts of requests
3. Simple - Keep to Layer 4 and below

This host-based firewall must be capable of performing filtering based on source (inbound) IP's, destination (outbound) IP's, inbound services (e.g. TCP/80), inbound protocols (e.g. 0x02 for ICMP) etc etc

The functionality should be simple, the means of configuration be abstr...

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