A class library to manage the Windows Firewall as well as adding your program to the Windows Firewall Exception list. Supporting Windows XP+.

There is a newer prerelease version of this package available.
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Install-Package WindowsFirewallHelper -Version
dotnet add package WindowsFirewallHelper --version
<PackageReference Include="WindowsFirewallHelper" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add WindowsFirewallHelper --version
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#r "nuget: WindowsFirewallHelper,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install WindowsFirewallHelper as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=WindowsFirewallHelper&version=

// Install WindowsFirewallHelper as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=WindowsFirewallHelper&version=
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  • .NETFramework 4.0

    • No dependencies.
  • .NETStandard 2.0

    • No dependencies.

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Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer is an open source security tool that analyzes the attack surface of a target system and reports on potential security vulnerabilities introduced during the installation of software or system misconfiguration. This package contains the AttackSurfaceAnalyzer library. For the CLI Dotnet Tool, see Microsoft.CST.AttackSurfaceAnalyzer.CLI.

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Attack Surface Analyzer can help you analyze your operating system's security configuration for changes during software installation.
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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 5,220 3/31/2020 4,744 8/26/2019 468 3/21/2019 357 2/11/2019 42,318 3/21/2019 712 2/11/2019 387 1/25/2019
1.4.6592.8627 3,323 1/18/2018
1.3.6543.29360 733 11/30/2017
1.2.6538.32817 529 11/25/2017
1.1.6529.29254 729 11/16/2017
1.0.6403.13182 1,434 7/13/2017
1.0.0 7,095 5/1/2016
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