This article explains how to change the RMS port 8194 of a single managed client computer, without affecting other clients.
In the example used in this procedure, we are changing it to port 8198. You need to decide which port to change it to on your system.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+
What To Do
You must make changes to the registry keys listed below. Sophos recommends that you make a backup copy of the registry, before making any changes to it.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Sophos Message Router | ImagePath
"C:\Program Files\Sophos\Remote Management System\RouterNT.exe" -service -name Router -ORBListenEndpoints iiop://:8193/ssl_port=8194to:
C:\Program Files\Sophos\Remote Management System\RouterNT.exe" -service -name Router -ORBListenEndpoints iiop://:8193/ssl_port=8198
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Messaging System\Router | ServiceArgs
- Restart the
- Sophos Message Router service
Sophos Agent service
- If you 'reprotect' the computer, setup.exe will obtain the values from the mrinit.conf file in the CID, and the port numbers will revert back to the default.
- For 64-bit computers:
- ServiceArgs is located at:
- RouterNT.exe process is located at:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Remote Management System\RouterNT.exe