Tips and Tricks: OpsMgr 2012 SP1- What Web Service URL, IP and Ports does the Management Pack Catalog web service call

A client was curious how to connect to the MP Catalog if the Server did not have Firewall ports opened for MP Catalog communication. Connectivity Summary: When performing an MP Import via the Operations Manager Console, the web services uses a certificate to Connect to https://www.microsoft.com/mpdownload/ManagementPackCatalogWebService.asmx The Network sees an anonymous POST to the URL…