Windows Server 2008 Console netshell script to open tcp port 9001

Document created by sampas on Oct 21, 2010
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If you're running a windows unified connector on a Windows Server 2008 box with no GUI (console only), you can use this script to open port 9001 for managing the connector from a connector appliance:


netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="ArcSight Connector Management" description="TCP 9001 is the connector management port for the Arcsight manager appliance." protocol=tcp dir=in localport=9001 action=allow


Also, you can use a non-admin service account to read logs if you add the account to the event log reader local group.