Skype for Desktop port and Group Policy

We use Skype for desktop in a windows 2008 domain environment.  we need a specific port opened "inside" skype, so it's a skype specific config.

Can we do that with Group Policy or a registry setting?


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FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
You can probably add this template in to your gpo where it will have all types of settings for Skype.  Are you running Skype for business?
crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
No, I'm asking about the desktop version of Skype, not Lync, which was rebranded Skype for Business
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
so you via group policy want skype to use a specific port and not use 80/443
get the adm
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crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
ok, I added that ADM but I do not see a new template for skype.  I see one for Lync, but not skype.
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Page 27
IT Administrators Guide
DisableVersionCheck, REG_DWORD = {0,1}
Skype upgrade checks do detect new versions and updates are: 1 = disabled 0 = unset = enabled
MemoryOnly, REG_DWORD = {0,1} Running Skype only in memory (without  storing any data on the local disk) is:1 = enabled, mem-only 0 = unset = disabled, disk storage is  used
Network ListenPortPolicy
ListenPort, REG_DWORD = {0,1}
Editing by user which port Skype listens to for incoming connections is:1 = disabled0 = unset = enabled
ListenHTTPPortsPolicy ListenHTTPPorts, REG_DWORD = {0,1} Editing by user whether HTTP (80) and HTTPS (443) ports are used as
alternatives for incoming connections is: 1 = disabled 0 = unset = enabled
DisableTCPListenPolicy DisableTCPListen,  REG_DWORD = {0,1} Skype listening incoming TCP  connections is: 1 = disabled
0 = unset = enabled

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crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
Thank you for spelling it out for me.  I appreciate you taking that time.
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