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Firewall Considerations for Name Change Operations

You must manually push the firewall configuration if you change the name or host name of any of the following entities:

  • CommServe computer
  • Proxy
  • Client behind a proxy

Important: The firewall configuration must be pushed in a specific order as indicated in the following procedure.

Procedure

Note: The old and new host name must remain available until all clients or related clients (for example, MediaAgents and proxies) are updated with the latest firewall configuration.

  1. Perform the appropriate renaming procedure:
  2. Manually push the firewall configuration to the following entities in the order listed:
    1. Right-click the client, point to All Tasks, then click Push Firewall Configuration.
    2. Right-click the MediaAgent, point to All Tasks, then click Push Firewall Configuration.
    3. Right-click the proxy, point to All Tasks, then click Push Firewall Configuration.
    4. Right-click the CommServe, point to All Tasks, then click Push Firewall Configuration.