ISA 2004, exposing BCM for remote access via public IP

Posted on 2007-07-30
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
We are running ISA 2004 and on our network, a phone company just installed a new phone system.  I am being asked to expose the BCM's IP to the outside so the phone company can remote in and program the phone.  I'm a little lost here.  

My phone system IP is and they want to come in on port 59001.  What sort of rule do I need to expose this phone system to a public IP so the phone company can access it?


Question by:crp0499
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    Long time no see.

    In ISA, create a new protocol for tcp inbound port 59001 to 59001 and give it a name like phone_in
    Here is a link to the process if you are unsure on how to do this. (Sorry, but saves me typing it all out again)

    On the isa server select the publish a server rule.
    Highlight the firewall policy on the left then right-click firewall policy and select new - publish a server rule
    Select the new protocol we have just selected and when prompted, put in the address

    make sure your external router is also forwarding this port to the ISA external nic.


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    Keith ROCKS!  Congrats on the new PM.  Too bad we cant have one like Hugh Grant in Love Actually...had me laughing for days!
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    by:Keith Alabaster
    hehehe - Cheers Cliff.

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