Gary, > In supporting LDM exchange over our WAN we appear to be having a problem > with random/dynamic port assignments from a single LDM server, a la > Active FTP, where there is some port assignment that keeps changing > causing the Enterprise firewall to block traffic. A quick review of > your documentation doesn't really show that sort of port assignment for > LDM (I only saw port 388). Is dynamic port assignment an LDM feature > and if so, do you have advise as to how manage it in a firewalled > environment? A downstream LDM (i.e., a process started as a result of a REQUEST entry in the LDM configuration-file or as a result of starting programs like "notifyme") connects to an upstream LDM process using port 388 on the remote host and a system-assigned port on the local host. It should, therefore, be sufficient to have firewall rules that allow locally-initiated TCP connections to port 388 on remote hosts and that allow remotely-initiated TCP connections to port 388 on local hosts. > Thanks Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: YXF-858460 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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