Configuring an alternate port for Management Control in client firewall software

Article:HOWTO13721  |  Created: 2008-01-05  |  Updated: 2013-10-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO13721
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Configuring an alternate port for Management Control in client firewall software

To specify an alternate port for Management Control other than the default 763, the following must occur:

  • On the console, you specify the alternate port value using the Management Control panel in the Client Options dialog box.

    See Setting client options for computers.

  • On the client computer, you configure the same alternate port value for Management Control in the client firewall software that is running.

To configure an alternate port value for Management Control in Symantec Client Firewall

  1. On the client computer, open Symantec Client Firewall.

  2. On the tool bar, click Options.

  3. Click the Secure Port tab.

  4. In the Protocol group box, make sure TCP is selected.

  5. In the Port Number box, type the alternate port value that is specified in the Management Control panel of Client Options in the Backup Exec System Recovery Manager console.

  6. Click OK.

  7. Close Symantec Client Firewall.

    The client computer status in the Backup Exec System Recovery Manager console is updated to reflect the change.

To configure an alternate port value for Management Control in Windows Firewall

  1. On the client computer, open Windows Firewall.

  2. Click the Exceptions tab.

  3. Click Add Port.

  4. In the Name box, type Management Control Port.

  5. In Port number box, type the alternate port value that is specified in the Management Control panel of Client Options in the Backup Exec System Recovery Manager console.

  6. Make sure TCP is selected.

  7. Click OK twice.

    The client computer status in the Backup Exec System Recovery Manager console is updated to reflect the change.


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