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How to redirect Safetica Clients to different server address
Posted by Štěpán Horký, Last modified by Dana Balaštíková on 19 May 2020 01:38 PM

Sometimes, you may need to redirect Safetica Agent and Safetica Client to a different server address or add another address to their configuration. This article outlines sever ways of doing that.

Safetica Agent and Safetica Client store information about their connection to Safetica Management Service. You can define this connection either by IP address or FDQN. Connection settings are usually defined during MSI package export for initial Safetica Agent installation. These settings may include multiple addresses and both Safetica endpoint components try them in the given order until the connection is successfully established. You can place the address for connecting from your company network as first and optionally add another address for connecting from the outside.

To change these settings, follow one of the steps described below:

  1. The easiest way to change connection settings is from the Safetica Management Console. Safetica Client needs to be connected to Safetica Management Service at that time to receive the new configuration. Please see the animation below:

    If the endpoint cannot access the Safetica Management Service, follow the steps below.
  2. Another way of changing connection settings is via GPO. First, download and unzip the stserver file attached to this article. Then edit the file and change the password in "SET PASS=" on line 4 (by default it's the same password as safetica login to Safetica Management Console). Then edit "SET NEWADDR=" by replacing "addr1" with the new address. You can also add another address instead of "addr2" (otherwise delete "^|addr2" from the line). Then save the file as STSERVER.BAT and run it as startup/login/shutdown script via GPO policy.
  3. You can also reinstall Safetica Agent locally and rewrite the current connection settings. Please note, however, that you need to use a newer version of Safetica Agent then is already installed. Export Safetica Agent .msi package from Safetica installer and configure the desired connection settings. If you don't have the installer, please contact Safetica Support.


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