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Net Articles United States EnglishWindows Firewall with Advanced Security, a Microsoft Management Console MMC snap in, in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2. Windows Firewall with Advanced. Security also supports an RFC compliant implementation of Internet Protocol security IPsec, IPsec and firewall configuration can be done together in this snap in. This article describes how Windows Firewall with Advanced Security works, what the common troubleshooting. To open the WFAS console in all the procedures in this article, from the Start screen type. Enter. Tools and Procedures Used to Troubleshoot Windows Firewall. This section discusses tools and procedures used to troubleshoot Windows Firewall common situations. Topics include Using Monitoring in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. The first step you typically take in troubleshooting a Windows Firewall or IPsec problem is to view which rules are currently being applied to the computer. Using the. Monitoring node in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security enables you to see the rules currently being applied both locally and by Group Policy. To open the Monitoring node in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. In the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security MMC snap in, in the navigation tree, select and then expand. Monitoring. 2. In the navigation tree, select. Firewall to view the currently active inbound and outbound rules. You can double click a rule to view its details. In the navigation tree, select. Connection Security Rules to view the currently active connection security rules that implement IPsec requirements on network traffic. You can double click a rule to view its details. For either. Firewall or Connection Security Rules, you can determine where a rule came from. In the. Actions pane, click View, and then click. AddRemove Columns. In the Available columns list, select Rule Source, click. Add, position it in the Displayed columns list by clicking Move Up or. Move Down, and then click OK. It can take a few seconds for the list to appear with the new information. In the navigation tree, expand. Security Associations, and then select either. Main Mode or Quick Mode to view the currently active security associations that are established between the local computer and various remote computers. Only one firewall rule is used to determine if a network packet is allowed or dropped. If the network packet matches multiple rules, then the rule that is used is selected using the following precedence. Rules that specify the action Allow if Secure and also the option Block Override. Rules that specify the action Block Rules that specify the action Allow Only currently active rules are displayed in the Monitoring node. Rules might not appear in the list if. The rule is disabled. If the default inbound or outbound firewall behaviour is configured to allow traffic that is not blocked by a rule, then allow rules of the specified direction are not displayed. By default, the firewall rules in the groups identified in the following list are enabled. Additional rules might be enabled when you install certain Windows Features or programs. Core Networking all profiles Remote Assistance DCOM and RA Server TCP rules for domain profile only, other rules for both domain and private profiles. Network Discovery private profile only Viewing Firewall and IPsec Events in Event Viewer. Windows 8 and Windows Server 2. IPsec events in the computers event log. You can view events in the log by using Event Viewer. To view events for Windows Firewall with Advanced Security in Event Viewer. Event Viewer is available as part of Computer Management. Right click the. Start charm, and then click Computer Management. In the navigation tree, expand. Event Viewer, expand Applications and Services, expand. Microsoft, expand Windows, and then expand. Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. There are five views of operational events provided Connection. Security. This log maintains events that relate to the configuration of IPsec rules and settings. For example, when a connection security rule is added or removed or the settings of IPsec are modified, an event is added here. Connection. Security. Verbose. This log maintains events that relate to the operational state of the IPsec engine. For example, when a connection security rule become active or when crypto sets are added or removed, an event is added here. This log is disabled. To enable this log, right click Connection. Security. Verbose, and then click Enable Log. Firewall. This log maintains events that relate to the configuration of Windows Firewall. For example, when a rule is added, removed, or modified, or when a network interface changes its profile, an event is added here. Firewall. Verbose. This log maintains events that relate to the operational state of the firewall. For example, when a firewall rule become active, or when the settings of a profile are changed, an event is added here. This log is disabled by default. To. enable this log, right click Firewall. Verbose, and then click Enable Log. Network isolation operational log 4. Each event includes a. General tab that summarizes the information contained in the event. For more information about an event, click. Event Log Online Help to open a web page in the Windows Server Technical Library that contains detailed information and prescriptive guidance. The event also includes a. Details tab that displays the raw data associated with the event. You can copy and paste the information in the. Details tab by selecting the text CTRLA selects it all and then pressing CTRL C. Configuring Firewall Log Files. You can enable logging in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security to create a text file that contains information about which network connections the firewall allows and drops. You can create the following types of log files Configure the firewall log file for a profile. Before you can view firewall logs, you must configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security to create log files. To configure logging for a Windows Firewall with Advanced Security profile. In the console tree of the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap in, click. Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, and then click. Properties in the Actions pane. Click the tab of the profile for which you want to configure logging Domain, Private, or Public, and then click. Customise. 3. Specify a name and location. Specify a log file size limit Between 1 and 3. Kbytes. 5. Click. Yes for Log dropped packets. Click. Yes for Log successful connections and then click OK. To view the firewall log file. Open Explorer to the path and filename you chose in the previous procedure, To configure logging for a profile. To access the firewall log, you must be an administrator of the local computer. Windows Firewall. Advanced Security. You can view the log file in Notepad or any program that can open a text file. Interpreting the firewall log file. The following log information is collected. Some data in the log file applies to only certain protocols TCP flags, ICMP type and code, etc., and some data applies only to dropped packets size. Fields. Description. Example. Date. Displays the year, month, and day that the recorded transaction occurred. Dates are recorded in the format YYYY MM DD, where YYYY is the year, MM is the month, and DD is the day. Time. Displays the hour, minute, and second when the recorded transaction occurred.