How-To: Change the IIS Port on the ModusGate Appliance


Product: ModusGate

Version & Build: All

The Modusgate Appliance is equiped with a built-in firewall.  For security reasons, some customers change the listening port of the IIS Server. This articles provides instructions to do this:

The firewall is turned on with Windows 2003.  To change the ports:
  • Right-click My Network Places
  • Right-click the active NIC and Properties
  • Click on Advanced and change the HTTP port allowed from 80 to 82
  • Open the TCP/IP Properties
  • Go to Advanced > Options > TCP/IP Filtering and add port 82 to the ports that are opened