Determine port used for SUA1 Web Interface

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Can I determine which Port Customer used for SUA1 Web Interface?

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SUA1 by default has 6 TCP/IP ports used. They are started as NT Services. These services are:

BigFix DSS Backend 0
BigFix DSS Backend 1
BigFix DSS Backend 2
BigFix DSS Backend 3
BigFix DSS Backend 4
BigFix DSS Backend 5
BigFixDSSApache

The BigFixDSSApache acts as proxy server service and dispatches requests to "BigFix DSS Backend #" services.

There are 6 ports to detect.

#1: Detect port for BigFixDSSApache:

In registry, go to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>SYSTEM>>Software>>BigFix>>BigFix Inventory>>Text_subs
for 64-bit OS, it should be under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>SYSTEM>>Software>>Wow6432Node>>BigFix>>BigFix Inventory>>Text_subs

To determinate if BigFixDSSApache used HTTPS, check for UseSSL parameter and make sure it's set to "true"
If it is set to true, look for the value of HTTPSPort parameter for port used for https
if it is set to false, look for the value of HTTPPort parameter for port use for http

#2: Detect ports for BigFix DSS Backend services ports:

In registry, you can found them at: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>SYSTEM>>ControlSet001>>Services>>[BigFix DSS Backend #] ... where # is from 0..5

To find out the port of each services, look for the value of parameter under the services called "ImagePath", in the value string, look for value follow by argument "-p", it is the port number use by the service.

For example, the sevice "BigFix DSS Backend 0" used port 6671

"C:/Program Files (x86)/BigFix Enterprise/DSS/ruby/bin/mongrel_service.exe" single -l "C:\Program Files (x86)\BigFix Enterprise\DSS\rails\log\mongrel.log" -e production -p 6671 -a 127.0.0.1 -P "log\mongrel_0.pid" -c "C:/Program Files (x86)/BigFix Enterprise/DSS/rails" -t 0 -r "public" -n 1024


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Tivoli Endpoint Manager

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All Editions

Reference #:

1614226

Modified date:

2012-12-05

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