I work in security and someone has put in a change request for a new Confluence server that IT is deploying.
They want to allow the Confluence server to access the entire internet on ports 80 and 443. (this is not putting the Confluence server ON the internet, but rather letting Confluence out to access the internet itself.)
Any idea why this is necessary? Does Confluence need to call home? If so, what is the subnet(s) it needs access to?
Hey Nicholas, welcome and thanks for checking in!
There are a few things in Confluence that will want to reach out to the internet:
So overall it's definitely possible to run Confluence without outbound internet access, but it will make the life of any application administrators a little easier if the box can reach out to Atlassian services.
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