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Connect to a website which does not use port 80


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ProxySG Software - SGOS


How to connect to a site that does not use the default port 80 for the HTTP connection


To connect to a URL that is not using port 80, two things need to be considered:
  1. The URL port needs to be allowed between the proxy and the URL host on the firewall.
  2. If the traffic is blocked on the proxy, a policy item similar to the example below needs to be added to allow traffic to the URL domain or "" for port 1234.
<proxy> http.method=GET url.port=1234 ALLOW