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Perhaps you have seen the option in Superprefs Editor or in Client Monitor about "Route server messages via boosters" and asked yourself what that was?


We know that when a client is talking to the FileWave server it does a check-in every so often (2min default). But how does it talk and what is said?

When we take a look at the Default TCP and UDP Port Usage for FileWave we see 20015 and 20017 (communications between client and server)


Basically server messages are the communications a client needs to work with the server. 

Below are a list of messages that could be send via the publish and routing services.

  • Checkin
  • Fileset properties and status
  • Software updates
  • Lock / Unlock client
  • Kiosk categories and item info