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Article Number:
334

Date Created:
06/02/2011

Last Updated:
11/19/2015

Article Type:
How-To Procedures

Lumension Global Subscription Server and GSS Repository Information

Description

Product:

L.E.M.S.S.

Versions:

L.E.M.S.S. Patch and Remediation 7.2 and higher

Summary:

This article details the URLs used for Licensing, Vulnerability and Package Replication for LEMSS.

Details

LEMSS customers must be able to connect to Lumension Global Subscription (GSS) Service in order to properly license and provision the LEMSS product modules and content.  Air Gap customers must configure an Internet connected server to access this same information (see KB 1691 for more details). 

The GSS address is cdn.securegss.net

Microsoft downloads with LEMSS Patch and Remediation version 7.2 and above

Most packages made available after January 2007 will be directed to download from the Microsoft repository, based on the following Content URL:

If this location is not available (e.g., firewall rules, etc.), the Lumension Patch and Remediation Server will download the file from the Cached Repository, then the Lumension GSS Repository if the Cached Repository is unavailable.

Cached Repository with LEMSS Patch and Remediation version 7.2 and above

Packages that do not have a Content URL as described in the Microsoft Downloads section will be downloaded from the following URL:

If this location is not available (e.g., firewall rules, etc.), the Lumension Patch and Remediation Server will download the file from the Lumension GSS Repository. Visit KB 640 for more details.

Firewall Configuration Recommendations

Organizations using outbound filtering rules may need to add rules for these URLs to properly replicate and take advantage of content deliverability enhancements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Revisions: 
V1.0 (April 25, 2006): Answer published.
V2.0 (Aug 25, 2010): Updated IPs to represent Global DNS alignment 
V3.0 (May 17, 2012): Updated IP Addresses to include newest Patch and Remediation version
V4.0 (Aug 13, 2012): Updated IP Addresses for EMEA nodes
V5.0 (Sep 17, 2014): Updated GSS Access Information
 

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