[ngw] SLES15 and GW Mobility

Laura Buckley Laura at laurabuckley.co.za
Fri Oct 8 16:21:45 UTC 2021


Hi,

https://www.novell.com/documentation/groupwise18/gwmob18_guide_install/data/inst_req_server.html

Please refer to the "Base Server Requirements" section where it
specifically says to install GMS on a dedicated server.

Cheers,




Laura


On Fri, Oct 8, 2021 at 3:50 PM James Taylor <James.Taylor at eastcobbgroup.com>
wrote:

> That seems a bit odd.
> Is the GMS communicating with the GW server?
> If so, the only port that should be needed for the device connections is
> 443.
> You are connecting devices with port 447? Seems like that could be
> problematic if they are running on wifi behind proxies or firewalls.
> Are all of these services running on one server?
> If I do have to have two different services using the same port on one
> server, I usually bind a secondary address and make sure each service is
> listening exclusively on it's dedicated address so I don't have to worry
> about using non-standard ports.
> Also, I usually proxy all of my webservices, so my external ports are
> always 443.
> I don't do a lot with the local server firewall, but if you allow sshd it
> will external access, and it would be a pretty good model for allowing
> other services externally.
> -jt
>
>
>
> James Taylor
> 678-697-9420
> james.taylor at eastcobbgroup.com
>
>
>
> >>> "Craig Meads" <craigm at cwise.co.nz> 10/7/2021 11:45 PM >>>
> A quick question:
>
> I have installed a SLES 15 SP2 machine, with GW Web on it, and commercial
> certificate - all working good.
>
> I have installed GMS 18.3.2 on it, with commercial certificate, but
> devices will only connect if the Firewall is switched off.
>
> I have "External" on the Firewall set with ports 4500, 8120,443-447, 7191
>  GW Web connects via port 446 (443 is used on the GroupWise Server for the
> old Webaccess still) and the mobiles connect via 447.
>
> Is there something else I am missing on the Firewall side of things with
> SLES 15? I can't seem to find any documentation on the SLES 15 Firewall
> (Yast) for GMS.
>
> Cheers
>
> Craig
>
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>
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