Common SQL Server Ports and Protocols You Can Configure for Windows Firewall

Firewalls help protect the surface area of the SQL Server and prevent unauthorized access to resources. Listed below are some common SQL Server ports to configure for Windows Firewall.

Ports should only be opened if the specific services are needed. You can configure the ports using the SQL Server Configuration Manager tool.

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