What ports are used by GFI MailArchiver?

The following ports are used by GFI MailArchiver. Your firewall may need to be configured to allow connections from the GFI MailArchiver Server on the following ports:

Listening Ports on the GFI MailArchiver Server:
  • HTTP / HTTPS Port: 80 / 443
GFI MailArchiver's ASPNET based web interface is hosted in IIS listening on these ports by default
  • Remoting Ports:
    • GFI MailArchiver 2014: 8017, 8018
    • GFI MailArchiver 2013: 8017, 8018, 8019, 8020
These ports are used by GFI MailArchiver for inter-process communication between various services within GFI MailArchiver. If these ports need to be changed, please refer to the article.
  • IMAP Server Port: 44143
GFI ​MailArchiver's IMAP server listens on this port by default if enabled

Connections established from the GFI MailArchiver Server:
  • SMTP Port: 25
Used by GFI MailArchiver when an email needs to be restored to a user s mailbox or a notification is sent to the GFI MailArchiver Administrator
  • HTTP/HTTPS Port: 80, 443
Used by the GFI MailArchiver user interface and web services. Also used to access Exchange via EWS.
  • MAPI / RPC Port: 135
Used when GFI MailArchiver is installed on the same machine Microsoft Exchange and configured to ExOLEDB to retrieve emails
  • IMAP Port: 143
Default port number used by GFI MailArchiver if configured to retrieve emails from the Microsoft Exchange using IMAP. The port number used for IMAP connections can be changed from the GFI MailArchiver Configuration.
  • Microsoft SQL Server Port: 1433 (1434 and dynamic / custom SQL port)
Used when GFI MailArchiver is configured to archive emails to a Microsoft SQL Server Database
  • LDAP traffic to Domain Controllers / Global Catalog: 389, 3268
Connections are done from the GFI MailArchiver Server to the Domain Controller which stores the Microsoft Global Catalog