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I have an issues on our network. people cant attach pics or emojis while using Apple iMessage unless we Whitelist them or remove layer 7 firewall rule - Online backup for some reason this seems to work. What risks do I run Whitelisting Pros/Cons or any other things I could do to resolve this iMessage issue?

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I'd try to figure out which ports are needed and just open that. Whitelisting is opening up everything, so that's overkill and would be bad from a security standpoint.

 

These are the ports used according to Apple:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202078

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Re: Whitelisting

@gmitch1234  What content filtering categories are you blocking?

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