I have followed the step by step instruction to open a port on Windows 7, setting both Inbound Rules and Outbound Rules to following specification:
Protocal Type: TCP Local Port: 55000 Remote Port: 55001 Scope: Any IP address Programs: All programs that meet the specified conditions Profiles: Domain, Private, Public (all checked) Name: FooPort
Then I run
netstat -a on my command prompt to find the open port, the TCP port 55000 or 55001 aren't there as shown in below screenshot:
If I try telnet myself, I, of course, receive the following error:
How can I open the port and get it to listen?