[wix-users] configuring FirewallException for all outgoing ports?

Alan Sinclair anadem at gmail.com
Sun Aug 27 17:12:37 PDT 2017

Is there a value for the Port attribute in the wix firewall extension which
will open all outgoing ports for the specified file?

In the WiX manual for "The FirewallException Element (Firewall Extension)",
the  Program attribute grants 'access to all incoming ports and protocols'
.. does that imply outgoing ports too?  I don't actually want incoming
ports opened but maybe can live with it.

I'm using this at present:

           <Component Id="...
               <File Id="...
               <fire:FirewallException Id='FWX1'
                    Program='[#fil_pc_client_session.exe]' Scope='any'
IgnoreFailure="no" />

though I'm not really sure Scope='any' is suitable as I'm a bit fuzzy on
firewalls, just trying to implement requirements


PS It would be very nice if the manual page for FirewallException named the
extension needed (i.e. WixFirewallExtension) ...

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