Getting started with EdLink is quick and easy but it does require some simple pre-planning to ensure your installation goes smoothly. 

Network pre-requisites 

Please ensure that the following has been configured ahead of your installation with Impero: 

  • An 802.11 wireless network is open or using a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) 

  • Schools utilizing SSL-inspecting proxies will need to add a temporary network without SSL interception in order to configure tablets 

  • Schools need to ensure consistent connectivity and sufficient bandwidth is available for any initial deployment of apps 

  • For Impero EdLink to operate correctly, you will need to apply the following rules to your firewall, filter and/or a proxy: 

 

Source Port 

Destination Port 

Protocol 

Source 

Destination 

Reason 

OS Assigned 

80 

433 

5223 

2195 

2196 

5223 

 

TCP 

Web Console 

Impero Server 

For Apple devices 

OS Assigned 

5228 

5230 

TCP 

Clients 

Impero Server 

For Android and Chrome devices 

 

Device type pre-requisites 

iOS 

All iOS enrolment can be addressed during the installation. 

Android 

For managing Android devices, the following will be needed: 

  • A Google Account to download the EdLink Application from the Play Store. 

  • An 802.11 wireless network that is open or using a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) and compatible with your tablets/phones 

  • Access to these domains: 

  • ntp.org 

Note: Specific applications may have additional requirements. 

Chromebooks 

For managing Chromebooks, the following will be needed: 

  • Google Apps for Education for your domain 

  • A unique Google Apps for Education account for each tablet 

  • An 802.11 wireless network that is open or using a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) and compatible with your tablets 

  • Access to these domains: 

  • ntp.org 

  • glpals.com 

  • Google Provisioning API, enabled in the Google Admin console. (For information, see Administrative APIs in the Google Apps Administration Help Centre.)