Ports required for a complete Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) implementation

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Known to apply to the following Sophos products and versions

Sophos Mobile Control

Ports for external to internal communications:

  1. Port 443 (HTTPS) to connect your mobile devices to the Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) server. This port is also used to connect to the webinterface.
  2. Port 80 is re-routed to port 443 and needs to be accessible.

Ports for internal communications:

  1. Port 80 / 443 (HTTP / HTTPS) is used to connect to your internal exchange / traveler server or the Blackberry Enterprise Server.
  2. Port 389 / 636 (LDAP / LDAPS) is required to use your internal LDAP-Server.
  3. Port 25 (SMTP) for sending alarm emails from your Sophos Mobile Control Server.

Ports for internal to external communications

  1. Port 443 (HTTPS) in order to connect to the external SMC Service Center (services.sophosmc.com), the GCM servers (android.googleapis.com, gcm-http.googleapis.com), Apple Servers (itunes.apple.com, deviceservices-external.apple.com) and Windows Push Notification Servers (login.live.com, db3.notify.windows.com)
  2. Port 2195 for the connection to the Apple Push Notification (APN) Service (gateway.push.apple.com)
  3. Port 2196 used by the APNs feedback service
    Please note: Apple recommends you enable communication to the whole 17.*.*.* network.
Ports for device communication
  1. Port 443 (HTTPS) in order to connect to the SMC-Server and the MPNS (Microsoft Push Notification Service)
  2. Port 5228, 5229 and 5230 (C2DM or GCM) for the devices to contact the Google Servers
  3. Port 5223 (APNS) for the devices to contact the Apple Servers

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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