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What ports are used by GFI Archiver?

The following ports are used by GFI Archiver. Your firewall may need to be configured to grant network access as outlined below.

If using GFI Directory please also refer to: What ports are used by GFI Directory?

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

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