How to Disable Firewall in Windows Server 2012 R2

Steps to Disable Firewall in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post we’ll learn the steps to disable firewall in Windows Server 2012 R2. Security was always an area of concern for Microsoft Operating Systems, therefore Microsoft enhanced the security for all the new Operating Systems by enabling Firewall. It is enabled by default when you install the Windows Server 2012 R2. You would not be able to ping the computer on which firewall is enabled.

We would not recommend to disable the firewall for security reason but if you are using hardware firewall at organizational level and don’t want Software firewall to be enabled then follow the steps given below to disable firewall on Windows Server 2012, you can follow the same steps for Windows Server 2008, Windows 8, etc.

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