Check firewall exceptions using PowerShell

Check firewall exceptions using PowerShell

Q. How can I check if firewall exceptions are enabled using PowerShell?

A. Using the Get-NetFirewallRule cmdlet you can easily check for specific exceptions and view their status. For example to view all DNS related firewall exceptions I would use:

Get-NetFirewallRule | where {$_.Name -like "*DNS*"} | fl Name,Enabled,Profile,Direction

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