How can I change the port the Group Policy Administrator (GPA) Console uses to communicate with the (NETIQKB49998)

  • 7749998
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 05-Sep-2007


How can I change the port the Group Policy Administrator (GPA) Console uses to communicate with the GP Repository?

How can I connect to the GP Repository if I change the TCP/IP port my SQL server listens on?

NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 4.6

NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 5.0


It is possible to change the TCP/IP port the GPA Console uses to connect to the SQL Server computer hosting the GP Repository.

To change the TCP/IP port the GPA Console uses:

  1. Start the GPA Console.
  2. In the left pane, select GP Repository.
  3. On the Action menu, select New > Connect to Database.
  4. Select or type the name of the SQL Server computer hosting the GP Repository database.
  5. After the computer name, type a comma followed by the port number the SQL server is listening on (do not includes spaces).
  6. Click OK to connect to the SQL server on the specified TCP/IP port.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB49998