Notice of change to default firewall ports 18 March 08:00 03/18/2019 08:00AM GMT - 03/18/2019 08:30AM GMT

Internet access

Maintenance details

Dear colleagues
As part of an ongoing audit of the University Firewall, Information Services will be amending the default allowed ports. There are several old ports for redundant services such as Yahoo, MSN and Telnet.

The change will take place on Monday 18 March at 08:00.

If you experience any disruption to services, systems or applications, please report this to the IT Service Desk.

Service/Software affected 
University network firewall

Users/areas affected
All users

Removing redundant firewall ports

If you experience any disruption to services after 08:30 on Monday 18 March, please contact the IT Service Desk.