Error : "Unable to Load System Firewall" While Configuring NI Web Server

Updated Dec 9, 2019

Reported In

Software

  • LabVIEW NXG Web Module

Issue Details

I am trying to configure NI Web Server on my PC. However, after making the relevant changes and trying to restart the server, I get the following error:



How can I resolve this Error?

Solution

You will run into this Error if the Status of Windows Defender Firewall service is not set to Running. To ensure that the status is set to Running, follow the steps mentioned below:

1) Press Windows + R, to open Run Dialog Box and search for services.msc

2) Locate Windows Defender Firewall among all the service available as shown:



3) Double click on the selected service, and click on Start under the Service Status options.

Now you should be able to start the Web Server from NI Web Server Configuration Dialog Box.

Additional Information

It is a possibility that you might not be able to click on Start button under the Service Status options.
In that case:

1) Change the Statup type behavior to Automatic.
2) Now you should be able to click on Start button under the Service Status options.