Can I close the ports or change the port number of the opened ports on PacketShaper?
PacketShaper uses the following ports:
In PacketWise v6.0 and above, the following ports are also open:
You cannot change the port number because they are hard coded in the PacketWise software.
To close a port:
If you close all ports, the console port will be the only way to access PacketShaper.
Note: The technique described above will not work if you try to access PacketShaper from the Inside network or through PacketShaper's Inside interface. This is because policies are not enforced on the Localhost class if the hosts are coming from the Inside, so they cannot block access from the internal hosts.
In PacketWise v7.3 and higher:
Starting in v7.3, PacketWise offers a different approach. You can disable specific access services to a PacketShaper. For example, you can disable access via non-secure protocols (for example, HTTP and Telnet) and allow access to your PacketShaper via secure protocols (HTTPS, SSH) only. If you disable all access methods, you will only be able to access the unit via a direct console connection.
To disable access via certain protocols:
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