Article created 2003-05-09 by
Firewall setup for MonitorWare Agent
MonitorWare Agent can be used with standard firewalling. The product itself does not
require any specific access privileges to network services like RPC or
the like. The Windows networking support required is fully dependant on
the needs of the network or security administrator. If a fully
locked-down system is desired, the product can be run on a system
without any network connectivity except for the activated services.
MonitorWare Agentís network communication needs are solely depending on the
configured services and actions.
For syslog or SETP servers, open firewall ports are needed for the
configured incoming ports. By default, this is 514/UDP for syslog and
5432/TCP for SETP. Both settings can be changed, which is especially
useful for syslog where a non-standard port can be good security
Ping and Port probes need
outgoing connectivity (and replies allowed) for ICMP PING and the probed