When you install View Connection Server or security server, the View server installer creates the Windows Firewall rule for the port that is used by HTML Access for client connections, but the installer leaves the rule disabled until it is actually needed. When you later install HTML Access on a View Connection Server instance, the HTML Access installer automatically enables the rule to allow communication to that port. However, on security servers, you must manually enable the rule in the Windows Firewall to allow communication to the port.

By default, HTML Access uses TCP port 8443 for client connections to the Blast Secure Gateway.

To open the port used by HTML Access on a View Connection Server computer, install HTML Access on that computer.

The HTML Access installer enables the VMware View Connection Server (Blast-In) rule in the Windows Firewall.

To open the port for HTML Access on a security server, manually enable the VMware View Connection Server (Blast-In) rule in the Windows Firewall.