[windows2000] Re: SV: Accessing windowsupdate from a protected environment

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 14:27:39 +0100

On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 11:13:40 +0100, Sorin Srbu wrote:

>>You need to be able to use HTTPS, i had taht problem with my DMZ server, it 
>>was ok when i opend that.
>It's already open.
>I have a hunch that it may be domain policy that either I set
>myself, and then forgot, or a policy that is set to some kind of
>default and that blocks this.

Problem resolved: The domain policy was for some reason set to
remove all access to windowsupdate. After disabling the policy all
went fine again.

Weird however, I know I didn't do it myself...

Might a recent os-patch have done this as per by default?

>>-----Opprinnelig melding-----
>>Fra: Sorin Srbu [mailto:Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>>Sendt: 13. november 2003 09:39
>>Til: Windows2000 Mailing List
>>Emne: [windows2000] Accessing windowsupdate from a protected environment
>>Hi all,
>>Our central networkadmin set up a portfiler which blocks pretty
>>much everything, with the result that I can't access windows update
>>(WU) anymore.
>>AFAIK WU uses port 80 initially to connect, but what about after
>>that? Are there any other ports that need to be specifically
>>He's requested info on what ports WU's using, except for the
>>initial port 80 is normally open anyway.
>>Can you guys help?



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