[Yazlist] Yaz/Z39.50 and Microsoft ISA server

Pauli Porkka pauli.porkka at prettybit.fi
Fri Feb 15 08:42:23 CET 2008

ISA is a firewall just like any other. It just denies outbound requests
unless explicitly allowed. Your clients need to allow outbound tcp traffic
for the used TCP ports. Z39.50 servers use quite a many different port
numbers such as 7090, 11390, 210 ... well I've got about twenty different
rules for the servers we use for testing.

More information about ISA servers is available at www.isaserver.org

Pauli Porkka
PrettyBit Software Oy
pauli.porkka at prettybit.fi

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> Lähettäjä: yazlist-bounces at lists.indexdata.dk 
> [mailto:yazlist-bounces at lists.indexdata.dk] Puolesta David Nock
> Lähetetty: 15. helmikuuta 2008 1:27
> Vastaanottaja: Discussion on the YAZ Z39.50 toolkit
> Aihe: [Yazlist] Yaz/Z39.50 and Microsoft ISA server
> Hi,
> We are currently using Yaz from our java app and it's all 
> working well 
> except for one issue.
> The problem we have is that some sites are running a Microsoft ISA 
> server and we/they
> are having problem configuring rules to pass the Z39.50 request.
> Has anyone here has any experiences with this?
> (I realise this is more of a ISA config issue but hoping that someone 
> here might have been down the same path.)
> Thanks
> Dave
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