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Communication Modes for NetBotz Central 2.x

Issue:

Communication Modes for NetBotz Central 2.x

Product Line:

NetBotz Central

Environment:

NetBotz Central version 2.x

Cause:

Communications configurations.

Resolution:

NetBotz Central can communicate with appliances it manages in two different ways:
 
  • LAN Mode
    • Uses port 80 or port 443 (http / https) by default (customizable)
    • Default mode when appliances are added to NetBotz Central in a normal LAN / network environment
    • Bi-directional communications between the NetBotz Central and the appliances
    • NetBotz Central can initiate communications to the appliances
    • Appliances can initiate communications to the NetBotz Central
  • Post-only Mode
    • Uses port 80 or port 443 (http / https) by default (customizable)
    • Special mode initiated by the appliance for use there is a firewall between the appliance and the
    • NetBotz Central and only the NetBotz Central has a public IP address (The appliances are protected behind a firewall.)
    • Uni-directional communications between the appliances and NetBotz Central
    • Only the appliances initiate communications to the NetBotz Central



 
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