Creating an All Open Protocol Rule
Protocol Rules allow internal network computers access to specific protocols when connecting to Internet servers. Examples of such protocols include the HTTP protocol that allows you to connect to Web servers and the FTP protocol that allows you to connect to FTP servers. You will create an All IP Traffic Protocol Rule that allows your network computers access to all Internet network protocols included in the Protocol Definitions node in the ISA Management console. Perform the following steps to create the Protocol Rule:
This configuration allows your network computers to access almost all content available on the Internet. However, there are some Internet applications that require special configuration. If you find Internet applications that do not work, please refer to the ISA Server 2000 Resources section for helpful information on solving the problem.
Open the ISA Management console, expand the Servers and Arrays node and then expand your server name. Expand the Access Policy node and right click on the Protocol Rules node. Point to New and click Rule.
In the Welcome to the New Protocol Rule Wizard page, enter All Open in the Protocol Rule name text box and click Next.
Select the Allow option on the Rule Action page and click Next.
Select the All IP traffic on the Protocols page and click Next.
Accept the default settings, Always, on the Schedule page and click Next.
Select the Any request option on the Client Type page and click Next.
Click Finish on the Completing the New Protocol Rule Wizard page.