What does "allowing a program through the firewall" mean?

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Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - What does "allowing a program through the firewall" mean?

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Allowing a program through the firewall, sometimes called unblocking, is when you create an exception to enable a particular program to send information back and forth through the firewall. You can also allow a program through the firewall by opening one or more ports.

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