Customer Requirements

NB: Only required by customers using Telstra TIPT


The Periscope server will receive incoming connection from the TIPT RTB Services via TCP 443. As an overview please see the diagram below:

RTB Overview

Install Web Server Certificate

Purchase and install Web server certificate for Periscope computer. The certificate has to be bound to the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the computer on the Internet. Normally it will be

Public Routable IP Address

Telstra requires to resolve to a public, routable IP address (likely the public facing interface of your corporate firewall).

Configure firewall

Periscope computer must be able to accept incoming connections on TCP port 443 (HTTPS) from the Internet, i.e. your corporate firewall will have to port forward incoming connections on TCP port 443 to Periscope computer on its Internet facing interface.

IP address range required on the firewall:


NB: CVT IP Addresses are required for setup and troubleshooting.


If the following are installed and configured properly, you should be able to browse to and verify the SSL certificate:

  • SSL Certificate Installed properly
  • Public DNS pointing to the server
  • Firewall configured for inbound connection from IP address range.

And under IIS log folder C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles you will be able to see connection attempts from Telstra client.

Trouble Shooting

To test the connection from a public computer to the server, please use nslookup and telnet on port 443 (as per screenshot below). If the server is not found, please check that the public dns records point to the server.

RTB Troubleshoot

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