You cannot configure Windows Firewall settings or Security Center settings on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based client computer that is in a Windows Small Business Server 2003-based network (872769).
An update is available for Windows Small Business Server 2003 that configures the Group Policy settings for Windows Firewall on Windows XP SP2-based computers. After you install this update, Group Policy will enable Windows Firewall on Windows XP SP2-based computers. Additionally, Group Policy will configure required exceptions in Windows Firewall to make it possible for Windows XP SP2-based computers to access network resources.
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