Secure Your Network with Cloud Management Gateway: Inbound Rule for Port 8443

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Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) is a feature of Microsoft Endpoint Manager that allows IT admins to manage devices outside their corporate network. This article explains how to create an inbound rule for port 8443 to enable CMG communication.

Cloud Management Gateway Inbound Rule for Port 8443

The Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) is a service that allows organizations to manage their Windows 10 devices without the need for an on-premises infrastructure. Microsoft recently announced an inbound rule for port 8443, which allows organizations to connect to their CMG service securely and easily.

What’s New

The new inbound rule for port 8443 allows organizations to connect to their CMG service securely and easily. This new rule eliminates the need to manually configure port forwarding or use a VPN connection to access the CMG service.

What’s Important to Know

Organizations must ensure that their firewall is properly configured to allow inbound traffic on port 8443. Additionally, organizations must also ensure that their CMG service is configured to use port 8443 for communication.

Key Quote

The new inbound rule for port 8443 allows organizations to connect to their CMG service securely and easily.

Key points from the article:

  • Configure an inbound rule for port 8443 to enable CMG communication
  • Use the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in to create the inbound rule
  • Specify the rule name, protocol, local port, and remote IP address
  • Enable the rule and select the appropriate action for the rule
  • Verify the rule is working by checking the Windows Firewall log
  • From the Core Infrastructure and Security Blog