This article provides further information on the application of the Windows Firewall policy on computers, where the Windows Firewall is managed by Group Policy (GPO).
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Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Central Admin
In instances where Windows Endpoints and Servers have the Windows Firewall managed by Group Policy (GPO), the configuration set in the Windows Firewall policy will not be applied. This is to prevent issues as a result of endpoints being partially managed by two different mechanisms.
To determine if a Windows Endpoint or Server has a Windows Firewall managed by Group Policy:
Note: This only affects policy application and does not affect the status of the Windows Firewall being reported to Sophos Central.
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