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Firewall & Server Configuration for iCONN Databases
A service of the Connecticut State Library and your local library

All iCONN users need to ensure that their firewalls and proxy servers are properly configured with the correct IP addresses or equivalent domain names. Please double check each vendor's technical support information for possible updates via the links provided.

For more configuration assistance, contact each vendor's technical support: http://www.cslib.org/iconnsitemap/staff/DatabaseContacts.aspx

Vendor Domain Name IP Address DO NOT CACHE pages from
Auto-Graphics

Product:
AGent
iCONN federated search portal
reQuest, CT Statewide Catalog
rqst-agent.auto-graphics.com
demo01.auto-graphics.com
lvc02.auto-graphics.com
www.iconn.org
199.245.140.130
199.245.140.142
199.245.140.152
rqst-agent.auto-graphics.com
For more detailed instructions on Auto-Graphics and server configuration, click here.
EBSCO:  http://support.ebscohost.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=966&t=h
Products:
EBSCOhost Web
Reference Centers
Research Centers
EBSCO Admin
*.epnet.com
*.ebscohost.com
search.ebscohost.com

If your firewall application does
not allow use of wildcards, click
on the EBSCO link to view a list
of domains, which is broken
down by product.
204.179.122.*
72.164.152.1-254
140.234.*.*
63.208.197.*
140.234.252.*
140.234.253.*
140.234.254.*
140.234.255.*

Specific IP address:
170.225.96.21
170.225.99.9
129.35.213.31
129.35.248.48
170.225.184.106
170.225.184.107

*.epnet.com
*.ebscohost.com
search.ebscohost.com

If your firewall application does
not allow use of wildcards, click
on the EBSCO link to view a list
of domains, which is broken
down by product.
ProQuest: http://support.proquest.com/    Must contact Proquest tech support for domain updates.
Products:
ProQuest interface
Historical Newspapers interface


HeritageQuest (Public libraries)
proquest.umi.com
proquest.com
umi.com
*.proquest.com




Add for HeritageQuest:
heritagequestonline.com
persi.heritagequestonline.com
umi.com
192.195.245.135
To use IP addresses for access
through the firewall
to ProQuest will not work,
because ProQuest uses
Akamai servers and the
IP addresses change.






Add for HeritageQuest:
192.195.245.119
proquest.umi.com
proquest.com
umi.com
bellhowell.infolearning.com




Add for HeritageQuest:
heritagequestonline.com
persi.heritagequestonline.com
umi.com
HeritageQuest firewall info: Windows: http://support.proquest.com/article.aspx?article=1692&p=2
                                           
For more assistance, contact each Vendor's Technical Support Center: http://www.cslib.org/iconnsitemap/staff/DatabaseContacts.aspx

EZProxy Guidelines

Vendor

Sample Database Definitions

ProQuest - HeritageQuest
http://www.il.proquest.com/techsupport/prodfaq/hqo_faq.shtml
T HQO
U http://www.heritagequestonline.com
U http://persi.heritagequestonline.com
DJ heritagequestonline.com
ProQuest - ALL Newspapers and ABI/Inform
http://www.il.proquest.com/techsupport/answers/pqc/pqc_ans_182.shtml
HTTPHeader X-Requested-With
HTTPHeader Accept-Encoding
Title ProQuest
URL http://search.proquest.com/ip
DJ proquest.com
HJ gateway.proquest.com
DJ umi.com
HJ fedsearch.proquest.com
DJ conquest-leg-insight.com
DJ conquestsystems.com
DJ m.search.proquest.com
DJ media.proquest.com
NeverProxy order.proquest.com
NeverProxy rss.proquest.com
NeverProxy flow.proquest.com
For more assistance, contact each Vendor's Technical Support Center: http://www.cslib.org/iconnsitemap/staff/DatabaseContacts.aspx

Additional Proxy Server Configuration Information

AGent (reQuest / iCONN federated search portal)

To facilitate access from behind a firewall, ensure that your firewall configuration permits access to the following destination ports.
  • TCP port 80     (for all web traffic)
  • TCP port 2010 (for Z39.50 access to search Auto-Graphics Z39.50 targets)
  • TCP port 3915 (for AGCAT libraries only - to facilitate upload/download of records, locations maintenance, etc.)
For more assistance, contact each Vendor's Technical Support Center: http://www.cslib.org/iconnsitemap/staff/DatabaseContacts.aspx
 
Last update: 7/25/2014

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