How to change the default port 80 on GroupWise Mobile Server?

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Novell GroupWise 7 Support Pack 1 or later
Novell GroupWise Mobile Server 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server


How to change the default port 80 on GroupWise Mobile Server?
Changing the default port on GroupWise Mobile Server to any other port


Corrective Actions for a Windows version:
1. Edit C:\Program Files\Intellisync Mobile Suite\CommSvr\conf\
2. Uncomment HttpPort=80
3. Change 80 to any other port
4. Save the file
5. Click Start | Programs | Intellisync Mobile Suite | Admin Console
6. Right Click on Intellisync Mobile Suite and click Properties
7. Click the "Secure Gateway" tab
8. Highlight localhost and click Remove
9. Click Add
10. Type "locahost:xxxx" without quotes, where xxxx is the port number that was used in step 3
11. Click the "Server Name" tab
12. Make the changes accordingly to the Website Server Name, Sync Server Name and Network Push Server accordingly. The information here is pushed to the device and is used by the device to connect to the gms
13. Click OK
14. Click Start | Run
15. Type "services.msc" without quotes and click OK
16. Restart Intellisync services
Corrective Actions for a Linux version:
1. Start web browser and access WebAdmin, i.e. http:///admin.
2. Go into System Settings | Secure Gateways and click on default "localhost", then Edit.
3. Modify a port as desired, for instance localhost:8888. Save and close the browser.
4. Locate file in /opt/ims/conf directory.
5. Edit this configuration file and enable HttpPort switch - it is case sensitive, i.e. HttpPort=8888. Save and close the file.
6. Restart from a terminal console folowing daemons:
./asadb restart
./securegateway restart
./mobilesuite restart
7. Wait a minute or two and then you can access WebAdmin console via new http link, http://:8888/admin.