By Elene Teolis – PDM Application Specialist at SolidXperts

To establish a connection between the different components of a PDM installation, it must be ensured that communication is possible via the following ports:

PDMWorks Enterprise Archive Server Uses TCP and UDP 3030 Ports

SQL Server uses TCP port 1433 and UDP port 1434

Web server uses HTTP port 80 and HTTPS port 443

SolidNetWork License Server Uses TCP Port 25734

 

1- Start Windows Firewall

2- Select Inbound Rules and click New Rule

2.1. – Rule type

– Select Port ˃ Next

2.2. – Protocol and ports

– Choose TCP
– Enter the ports to allow ˃ Next

2.3. – Action

– Allow the connection ˃ Next

2.4. – Profile

– Check Domain and Private ˃ Next

2.5. – Name

– Enter a descriptive name for the rule ˃ Next

PDM – TCP IN

PDM – TCP OUT

PDM – UDP IN

PDM – UDP OUT

3- Select Outbound Rules and click on New Rule

 

3.1. – Rule type

– Select Port ˃ Next

3.2. – Protocol and ports

– Choose TCP
– Enter the ports to allow ˃ Next

3.3. – Action

– Allow the connection ˃ Next

3.4. – Profile

– Check Domain and Private ˃ Next

3.5. – Name

– Enter a descriptive name for the rule ˃ Next      

PDM – TCP IN

PDM – TCP OUT

PDM – UDP IN

PDM – UDP OUT

4- Define the Incoming Traffic Rule for the UDP protocol by following the steps in point 2.

– Protocol and ports: choose UDP

5- Define the Outgoing Traffic Rule for the UDP protocol by following the steps in point 3.

– Protocol and ports: choose UDP

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