Downloads:

1,072

Downloads of v 5.4.0.0:

218

Last Update:

14 Nov 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Alexandru Dicu

Tags:

windowsfirewallcontrol Windows Firewall Control

windowsfirewallcontrol (Install)

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5.4.0.0 | Updated: 14 Nov 2018

Downloads:

1,072

Downloads of v 5.4.0.0:

218

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Alexandru Dicu

windowsfirewallcontrol (Install) 5.4.0.0

This is not the latest version of windowsfirewallcontrol (Install) available.

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To install windowsfirewallcontrol (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade windowsfirewallcontrol (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall windowsfirewallcontrol (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade windowsfirewallcontrol -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade windowsfirewallcontrol -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure windowsfirewallcontrol installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: windowsfirewallcontrol
    state: present
    version: 5.4.0.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'windowsfirewallcontrol' do
  action    :install
  version  '5.4.0.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: windowsfirewallcontrol,
    Version: 5.4.0.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller windowsfirewallcontrol
{
   Name     = 'windowsfirewallcontrol'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '5.4.0.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'windowsfirewallcontrol':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '5.4.0.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install windowsfirewallcontrol version="5.4.0.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

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See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 19 Nov 2018.

Description

Windows Firewall Control runs in the system tray and allows the user to control the native firewall easily without having to waste time by navigating to the specific part of the firewall. This is the best tool to manage the native firewall from Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Server 2016, Server 2012.

Windows Firewall Control offers four filtering modes which can be switched with just a mouse click:

High Filtering - All outbound and inbound connections are blocked. This profile blocks all attempts to connect to and from your computer.
Medium Filtering - Outbound connections that do not match a rule are blocked. Only the programs that you allow can initiate outbound connections.
Low Filtering - Outbound connections that do not match a rule are allowed. The user can block the programs he doesn't want to allow initiating outbound connections.
No Filtering - Windows Firewall is turned off. Avoid using this setting unless you have another firewall running on your computer.

Windows Firewall Control doesn't do any packet filtering and does not block or allow any connection. This is done by Windows Firewall itself based on the existing firewall rules.
Program Features

√ Notifications of outbound blocked connections.
√ Learning mode that automatically allows digitally signed programs.
√ Create temporary rules which are automatically deleted when they expire or on program restart.
√ Intuitive user interface which is easy accessible through a system tray icon.
√ Full support with standard user accounts. Elevated privileges are required only at installation.
√ Disable the ability of other programs to tamper Windows Firewall rules and state.
√ Integrated support of creating, modifying and deleting Window Firewall rules.
√ Multiple and easier ways of creating new rules in Windows Firewall.
√ Lock feature which can disable the access to the settings of the program and Windows Firewall.
√ Shell integration into the right click context menu of the executable files.
√ Automatically display invalid rules for programs that do not exist any more.
√ Possibility to find and display duplicate firewall rules.
√ Merge multiple similar rules or duplicate existing ones.
√ View recently allowed and blocked connections and create new rules from the Security log.
√ Import and export of partial sets of rules.
√ Protection to unauthorized uninstallation.
√ Possibility to restore previous settings at uninstallation.
√ Global hot keys are supported and various shortcut keys are available.
√ And many, many more. Just try it out.


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType      = 'exe'
  url           = 'https://www.binisoft.org/download/wfc5setup.exe'
  checksum      = 'fe81a44112861276af83fdbcfe1a86bcd641df93781d016d9b5978830fd011ef'
  checksumType  = 'sha256' 
  File          = "$toolsDir\wfc5setup.exe"
  silentArgs   = ''
  validExitCodes= @(0)
}

Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

Start-Process $toolsDir\wfc5setup.exe -Verb "runas"
Start-Process autohotkey -Wait -ArgumentList '.\install-windows-firewall-control.ahk' -WorkingDirectory $toolsDir
Remove-Item $toolsDir\*.exe -ea 0 -force
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'Windows Firewall Control*'
  fileType      = 'exe'
  silentArgs    = ''
  validExitCodes= @(0)
}

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
    [array]$str = $packageArgs['file'] -Split " -"
    $packageArgs['file'] = $str[0]
    
    Start-Process $packageArgs['file'] -ArgumentList '-uninstall' -Verb 'runas'
    Start-Process autohotkey -Wait -ArgumentList '.\uninstall-windows-firewall-control.ahk' -WorkingDirectory $toolsDir
  }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
}
tools\install-windows-firewall-control.ahk
#SingleInstance ; Ensure only one instance at a time
#Persistent ; Ensure the script persists until an ExitApp
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.

CoordMode, Mouse, Client ; All used coordinates are now relative to the upper left corner of the active Window and thus should work for everyone.

WinWaitActive, Windows Firewall Control
Click, left, 440, 294 ; presses the next button to start the Installation.
WinWaitActive, Windows Firewall Control
; Tries to press the Exit Button until the Window of the Installer is not present anymore. The Exit Button appears when the Installation is completed successfully.
While(WinExist("Windows Firewall Control")){
	Click, left, 452, 294
	Sleep 200
}
ExitApp
tools\uninstall-windows-firewall-control.ahk
#SingleInstance ; Ensure only one instance at a time
#Persistent ; Ensure the script persists until an ExitApp
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.

CoordMode, Mouse, Client ; All used coordinates are now relative to the upper left corner of the active Window and thus should work for everyone.

WinWaitActive, Windows Firewall Control
Click, left, 46, 197 ; chooses the third selection box which preserves the stored firewall rules. This enables a quick reinstallation without the loss of most settings.
Sleep 4000 ; Waits for 4s to allow the user to choose another option.
Click, left, 433, 292 ; presses the next button to start the Deinstallation.
WinWaitActive, Windows Firewall Control
;Waits until the Deinstallation is completed successfully.
While(WinExist("Windows Firewall Control")){
	Sleep 200
}
ExitApp

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