IT prerequisites

Shore connetion

TelScope on board a ship communicates with a cloud based shore system. It exchanges data and receives updates of the operating system and the Telscope software.

Prior to the installation, you will receive the relevant IP addresses of the shore system. The network administrator on board must be aware of the Telscope installation and will typically have to add some firewall rules a needed to allow the traffic between Telscope on board and the shore system.

Accesing TelScope on board

Being a web application, Telscope needs to be accessible for the users on board.

Telscope is available through a url on the form https://[IMO number].telscope.online. For smaller ships without IMO number, the url will be on the form https://[call sign].telscope.online. Telko automatically deploys https certificates in order to encrypt the communication between the servers and the clients.

DNS

Prior to the installation, Telko will add DNS records for this domain pointing to the local IP addresses of TelScopes server on board. The DNS service on board needs to  resolve this domain correctly.

Firewall

Telscope is published on port 443. The firewall The Telscope servers needs to be accessible on the relevant networks.