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Installing Zoom Server (Windows Server)

Step-by-step to installing Zoom Server on Windows Server 2008 / 2012

Zoom Server is certified to run on Windows Server 2008 and 2012. The following instructions describe how to install Zoom on Windows Server 2008 or Windows 2012. This guide assumes that Windows Server has already been installed and configured.

Dependencies

Setup Firewall Settings

In order to access the Zoom Server, the following ports have to be opened:

Port Required for Desktop Required for Web Client Required for Web Approval (Lightbox) Description
8880 Yes No No Zoom Server
8443 Yes No No Web Administration & API access
8873 Yes Yes Yes Preview Server
9443 Yes* No No *SSL/TLS Web Administration
8973 Yes* Yes* Yes *SSL/TLS Preview Server 
8983 No No No Zoom Curator Service
8984 No No No *SSL/TLS Zoom Curator Service
8874 No No No Zoom NonStop Server to Server Data Transfer
18880 No No No Zoom NonStop Server to Server Control Messages
7770 Yes No No Zoom Client Proxy to Adobe plugins

To test TCP port connectivity, you may find this article useful.

  1. In the Start menu, navigate to Start > Administrative Tools > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

    Windows Firewall from Start Menu
    Start > Administrative Tools > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  2. Click on Inbound Rules.

    Inbound Rules - Windows Firewall
    Inbound Rules – Windows Firewall
  3. In the Actions sidebar, click
    New Rule…
  4. In the New Inbound Rule Wizard, select Port.

    New Inbound Rule Wizard - Windows Firewall
    New Inbound Rule Wizard – Windows Firewall
  5. Click Next.
  6. Under Specific local ports, type 8880,8873,8443.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select Allow the connection.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Select Domain, Private, and Public.
  11. Click Next.
  12. In the Name field, name the rule Zoom.
  13. Click Next.
  14. Click on Outbound Rules.
  15. Follow steps 3 – 13.

Install Zoom Package

  1. Download the zoom-server-win64.zip from the Evolphin Support Portal website.
    The download link was provided to you in a Support Portal ticket. If you need the download link again, please contact Evolphin Support.
  2. Open the zoom-server-win64.zip file and navigate into the server folder.
  3. Open setup.exe
  4. Follow the instructions of the Zoom installer wizard.
  5. When prompted to restart the computer, select Yes to restart the computer.
  6. Once your computer has restarted and you are logged in, you should see the web browser window with the Zoom Web Administration Console open. If the web browser is not open, navigate to http://localhost:8443.

    Web Administration Console Login
    Web Administration Console Login
For information on how to start and stop services for a Windows Server, see Starting and Stopping Zoom Services (Windows)

 

The following instructions describe how to properly stop Zoom Services on Windows Server 2008 and 2012.

Start Zoom Server and Preview Server

Please follow the following procedures for starting the Zoom Services:

  1. Go to Start > Administrative Tools > Services
  2. In the list of Servicesfind the services called Zoom Server and Zoom Preview Server.
  3. Right-click on each service and select Start.
    Start Zoom Service - Windows Services
    Start Zoom Service – Windows Services

Stop Zoom Server and Preview Server

Please follow the following procedures for stopping the Zoom Services:

  1. Go to Start > Administrative Tools > Services
  2. In the list of Servicesfind the services called Zoom Server and Zoom Preview Server.
  3. Right-click on each service and select Stop.
    Stop Zoom Service - Windows Services
    Stop Zoom Service – Windows Services

 

Configure Network Settings

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