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Add Port to the Exception List of Windows 7 Firewall

You need to add port numbers to the exception list of Windows 7 firewall to allow TallyPrime to send information to or from your computer through the Windows Firewall. 

To add port to exception list of Windows 7 firewall 

  1. Go to Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Firewall
  2. Click Advanced settings. The Windows Firewall with Advanced Security on Local Computer screen is displayed. 
  3. Click Inbound Rules
  4. Click New Rule (right-hand side) under Actions of Inbound Rules. The Rule Type screen appears.
    • Select Port and click Next. The New Inbound Rule Wizard screen appears as shown below:
    • Select TCP under Does this rule apply to TCP or UDP?
    • Select the option Specific local ports under Does this rule apply to all ports or specific local ports?
    • Enter the port number (for example, 9999) under Specific local ports.
    • Click Next. The Action screen is displayed to specify action for the rule. 
    • Select the option Allow the connection
    • Click Next. The Profile screen is displayed to specify the profile for which this rule applies.
    • Select the required options.
      Note: Click here for the complete list of URLs and IP address.
    • Click Next. The Name screen is displayed to specify the name and description of the rule.
    • Enter the Name for the rule and specify the description under Description (optional), if required. The completed New Inbound Rule Wizard screen for Name appears as shown below:
  5. Click Finish. The Inbound Rules list displays the new rule created, as shown below: 

Note: Similarly, add the ports for the outbound rules by selecting Outbound Rules in the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security screen. 

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