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# Opens a PowerShell instance with elevation, finds the wsl ip without relying on hostname, since ArchWSL and others doesn't have it
# then iterate opening the selected ports
$principal = New-Object Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal([Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent())
if($principal.IsInRole([Security.Principal.WindowsBuiltInRole]::Administrator)) {
$remoteport = wsl -- ip -o -4 -json addr list eth0 ` | ConvertFrom-Json ` | %{ $_.addr_info.local } ` | ?{ $_ }
$found = $remoteport -match '\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}';
if($found) {
$remoteport = $matches[0];
} else{
echo "The Script Exited, the ip address of WSL 2 cannot be found";
#All the ports you want to forward separated by coma
#[Static ip]
#You can change the addr to your ip config to listen to a specific address
$ports_a = $ports -join ",";
#Remove Firewall Exception Rules
iex "Remove-NetFireWallRule -DisplayName 'WSL 2 Firewall Unlock' ";
#adding Exception Rules for inbound and outbound Rules
iex "New-NetFireWallRule -DisplayName 'WSL 2 Firewall Unlock' -Direction Outbound -LocalPort $ports_a -Action Allow -Protocol TCP";
iex "New-NetFireWallRule -DisplayName 'WSL 2 Firewall Unlock' -Direction Inbound -LocalPort $ports_a -Action Allow -Protocol TCP";
for($i = 0; $i -lt $ports.length; $i++){
$port = $ports[$i];
iex "netsh interface portproxy delete v4tov4 listenport=$port listenaddress=$addr";
iex "netsh interface portproxy add v4tov4 listenport=$port listenaddress=$addr connectport=$port connectaddress=$remoteport";
else {
Start-Process -FilePath "powershell" -ArgumentList "$('-File ""')$(Get-Location)$('\')$($MyInvocation.MyCommand.Name)$('""')" -Verb runAs
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