InTune (Microsoft): Firewall check

Firewall Check

Here are step by step instructions for Intune (Mac and PC) for Firewall acceptance.After confirming you are set up correctly, an integration sync is required (or wait until the nightly sync.

Windows:

  1. Go to https://endpoint.microsoft.com/
  2. Click on "Devices" from left sidebar menu.
  3. On "Devices" page menu, Scroll down the inner sidebar to "Policy" section and click on "Configuration Profiles".
  4. Click "Create Profile".
  5. In "Platform dropdown", select "Windows 10 and later" option.
  6. In "Profile type" select "Templates" option.
  7. Select "Endpoint protection" from Template names section and click create button.
  8. Name your policy as "Local Firewall Enabled", provide any description(optional) and click "Next".
  9. In "Configuration Settings" tab, Scrolldown to "Microsoft Defender Firewall" and expand it. Expand Network Settings.
  10. Expand "Domain (workplace) network", Set the value for following checkboxes as below:
    • Microsoft Defender Firewall Microsoft Defender Firewall => Enable
  11. Expand "Private (discoverable) network", Set the value for following checkboxes as below:
    • Microsoft Defender Firewall (Private networks)  => Enable
  12. Expand "Public (non-discoverable) network", Set the value for following checkboxes as below:
    • Microsoft Defender Firewall (Public networks)  => Enable
    • Microsoft Defender Firewall rules from the local store (Public networks)  => Allow
  13. Click "Next".
  14. In "Assignments" tab, In "Included groups" section, click "Add all devices", and click "Next".
  15. Skip the "Applicability Rules" and click "Create" button.

Mac:

  1. Go to https://endpoint.microsoft.com/
  2. Click on "Devices" from left sidebar menu.
  3. On "Devices" page menu, Scroll down the inner sidebar to "Policy" section and click on "Configuration Profiles".
  4. Click "Create Profile".
  5. In "Platform dropdown", select "macOS" option.
  6. In "Profile type" select "Templates" option.
  7. Select "Endpoint protection" from Template names section and click create button.
  8. Name your policy as "Local Firewall", provide any description(optional) and click "Next".
  9. In "Configuration Settings" tab.
  10. Expand "Firewall", Set the value for following checkboxes as below:
    • Enable Firewall => Yes
  11. Click "Next".
  12. In "Assignments" tab, In "Included groups" section, click "Add all devices" & "All users", and click "Next".
  13. Skip the "Applicability Rules" and click "Create" button.

Your Mac setting should look similar to this:

Screenshot 2023-09-15 at 2.08.07 PM.pngNote: Intune's API does not allow us to pull firewall status for Linux devices. Upload a screenshot showing this setting applied and click “ ignore” on the respective failing Linux test results.  

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