Create a new inbound rule with Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. The type in this case would be port, then on the next page you enter 8080 as the port. On the next page select either "Allow the connection", or "Allow the connection if it is secure". Select when the rule applies, and finally give the rule a name.How can I unblock port 80?
How to Unblock Port 80 Contact your Internet Service Provider to determine if they allow you to run a Web server on your home... Consult your router documentation for information on either "port forwarding" or "virtual server" setup. Visit a website that will let you test your port forwarding results, such as Can You See Me or Shields See More....What is the use of port 8080?
Port 8080 is an alternative to port 80 and is used primarily for http traffic. It is named 8080 for its correlation to 80. Port 8080 is commonly used as proxy and caching port.What is local host 8080?
Where localhost ( hostname ) is the machine name or IP address of the host server e.g Glassfish, Tomcat. 8080 ( port ) is the address of the port on which the host server is listening for requests.