New content for ZPM firewall requirements

  • 7015675
  • 19-Sep-2014
  • 01-Oct-2014

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.3

Situation

Since September 2014 there are new firewall requirements for ZENworks Patch management.

Resolution

For Microsoft Windows content, this includes the following URLs:

go.microsoft.com
download.windowsupdate.com
www.download.windowsupdate.com
download.skype.com
download.microsoft.com
For Adobe application content, this includes the following URLs:

ardownload.adobe.com
armdl.adobe.com
download.adobe.com
swupdl.adobe.com
www.adobe.com
For Mozilla Firefox, this includes the following URL:

http://ftp.mozilla.org
For Ultra VNC, this includes the following URL:

http://support1.uvnc.com
For 7-Zip, this includes the following URL:

http://downloads.sourceforge.net
For VideoLAN VLC, this includes the following URL:

http://download.videolan.org
For Oracle Enterprise Linux, this includes the following URL:

linux-update.oracle.com
For HP-UX, this includes the following URLs:

itrc.hp.com
ftp.itrc.hp.com
For CentOS, this includes the following URLs:

mirror.centos.org
vault.centos.org
For Red Hat Enterprise Linux, this includes the following URL:

rhn.redhat.com
For Oracle Solaris, this includes the following URL:

https://getupdates.oracle.com
For additional information on firewall configurations for Microsoft Windows content, review the article on Microsoft’s TechNet Library: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc708605.aspx

In the future, additional URLs may be required, depending on the content sources that you are interested in receiving. An important consideration to remember is that these URLs should be specified as is and the use of IP address equivalents is discouraged since IP addresses frequently change in DNS round-robin scenarios, etc.

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