Bind ADSelfService Plus to Run on Specific Virtual IP Address

Bind ADSelfService Plus to run on a specific virtual IP address

Description

You can configure ADSelfService Plus to run on specific IP address.

Resolution

Step 1: Create a virtual IP Address on the machine where ADSelfService Plus is running.
  1. Start Settings Control PanelOpen Network connection.
  2. Right click Local Area connection and select Properties.
  3. In the dialog box that opens, select Internet Protocol Version 4 [TCP/IPv4] and click Properties.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Under IP addresses, click Add and set a new IP Address.
Step 2: Bind ADSelfService Plus to specific IP address
  1. Stop ADSelfService Plus
    1. Start All Programs ADSelfService PlusStop ADSelfService Plus.
    2. If you have installed ADSelfService Plus as a service, then stop the service (StartRun → type Services.mscStop ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus).
  2. Open the file system_properties.conf found in <install_dir>/conf (By default: C:\ManageEngine\ADSelfService Plus\conf) using a text editor of your choice (take a backup of the file before editing it).
  3. Add the entry provided below:
    bindaddress=<ip address>
    E.g.: bindaddress=192.168.111.162
  4. Save the file.
Step 3: Bind IIS to specific IP address:
If the machine in which ADSelfService Plus has been installed is also running IIS, then follow the steps given below:
  1. Open Command Prompt (Start → Run → Type cmd and click OK).
  2. Execute the following command:
    netsh http delete iplisten ipaddress=<Ip address>.
  3. Restart IIS.
Step 4: Change the port number in ADSelfService Plus to use the default port:
  1. Backup server.xml file located at <installation_dir>\conf (By default: C:\ManageEngine\ADSelfService Plus\conf) folder.
  2. Login to ADSelfService Plus.
  3. Navigate to AdminProduct SettingsConnection.
  4. Change ADSelfService Plus Port [http] to 80.
  5. If you have SSL [https] enabled, then set its port number to 443.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Now start ADSelfService Plus and then check whether you are able to access the product by typing the URL as http://<Ip_address> (Example: http://172.16.12.3).
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