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Changing SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Port in Endpoint Application Control (EAC) 2.0

    • Updated:
    • 12 Mar 2018
    • Product/Version:
    • Endpoint Application Control 2.0
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Summary

This article enumerates the steps on how to change the Application Control Server SSL communication port number.

 
Registered AC Agents using HTTPS communication protocol will become disconnected and unmanageable from the EAC Server after performing the steps in this article. To prevent this from happening, it is highly recommended to move all agents to HTTP communication protocol first by following the KB Article below before changing the SSL Port number on the server to ensure agents remain connected:
Update the server connection settings of Endpoint Application Control (EAC) 2.0 agent
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To change the Application Control Server communication port numbers:

  1. In the Services console, right-click on TMEAC Server Service then click Stop.

    Stop TMEAC Server Service

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  2. Open the command prompt (cmd.exe) with elevated privilege and change the directory to “%InstallDir%\Trend Micro\Endpoint Application Control\AcServer\bin\” folder.
  3. Run the following command to uninstall TMACServerService:

    >service.bat remove TMACServerService

    Uninstall TMACServerService

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  4. Open service.bat

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    To change the HTTP port number at a later time, update the “-Dhttp.port” value (e.g. 8085).
  5. Save and close the notepad.
  6. Run the following command to reinstall TMACServerService with the new port values:

    >service.bat install TMACServerService

    Reinstall TMACServerService

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  7. In the Services console, right-click TMEAC Server Service then click Start.

    Start TMEAC Server Service

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  8. Open IIS Manager and edit the EAC Virtual Website bindings.

    1. In the IIS Manager, go to Connections > EAC Server > Sites.
    2. Right-click EndpointApplicationControl then click Edit Bindings.

    Edit bindings

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    For EAC Server Deployment using APACHE as the Web Server, please skip this step and jump to step 12 instead.
  9. Add the new port values:

    • For HTTP Port binding,enter the port value then click OK.

      HTTP Port binding

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    • For HTTPS Port binding, enter the port value then click OK.

      HTTPS Port binding

  10. Verify that the new Site Bindings are added.

    Verify new Site Bindings

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    Optional: You may choose to remove the old SSL Port Bindings if you wish to reserve this port to another application.
  11. Restart the TMEAC Website.

    1. In the IIS Manager, go to Connections > EAC Server > Sites.
    2. Right-click EndpointApplicationControl, navigate to Manage Website then click Restart.

    Restart TMEAC Website

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  12. Open the TMEAC Web Console using the new SSL port number:

    https://eac-server:<new_ssl_port>/tmeac/#/logon

    Open TMEAC Web Console with new SSL port number

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  13. Enter User name and Password then click Log On.

    Log On page

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  14. Verify the server addresses in Dashboard > Summary > Server Summary.

    Verify server addresses in Dashboard

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After successfully changing the TMEAC communication ports, use the following Trend Micro KB article to update the AC Agent connection settings: Update the server connection settings of Endpoint Application Control (EAC) 2.0 agent.

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