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Northwest Missouri State University


NORTHWEST TECHNOLOGY CALL CENTER
660.562.1634

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Firewall Port Request

Firewall Port Request

Northwest wants to give campus technology users an on-campus experience that accommodates academic, professional and network entertainment activities such as the use of gaming consoles and popular activities that require certain network ports to be open. Some restrictions apply and registration of gaming consoles like Xbox One are required.


Port Request FAQ | Help

You, Northwest Technology & Port Requests

Note: FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions

What are the criteria looked at when granting a port request?

Information Technology, whenever reasonably possible, works with students, faculty and staff who need a specific network port open for computing purposes.  

Requests for both recreational and educational purposes are granted depending on:

  • Network stability factors
  • Security risks

How to I get a port open?

To request a specific firewall port to be opened, a user must individually fill out and submit their request to the Information Technology department for review and approval using the Firewall Port Request Form.

PORT REQUEST FORM

Any Questions?

Northwest Technology Policies
  • See our technology how-to-guides
    • OR
  • Contact the Northwest Technology Service Call Center for any questions about your Northwest-issued laptop.

TECH HELP HOURS

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