Networking and connectivity details for the Mailstation2 - DM475

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Products affected: mailstation2™, DM100®i, DM125™, DM300c™, DM400c™ and DM475™ (K7C2, PREC and G910)
If you have extensive network security restrictions, your IT or network administrator may need these specifications to prepare for the installation.

URL Information

Restricting access to specific URL and IP addresses could potentially cause machine condition issues in the future should Pitney Bowes update their infrastructure. In order to minimise this Pitney Bowes recommends allowing access to any URL containing pb.com.

Required URLs

DNS - Will utilize User Datagram Protocol (UDP) to resolve domains.
  • 165.87.13.129 (UDP on Port 53)
  • 165.87.201.244 (UDP on Port 53)
Distributor - Meter to Distributor communication to obtain list of servers meter will establish communication with active session.
  • http://distservp1.pb.com (HTTP on Port 80)
  • 199.231.45.46 (HTTP on Port 80)
  • 199.231.44.31 (HTTP on Port 80)
Postal Transactions - Meter to Comet server communication to complete postal security device (PSD) audits, check your account balances, and to transfer funds from your PbP account to the PSD.
  • Domain:
    • cometservd21.pb.com
  • Postal Transaction URLs:
    • http://cometservd1.pb.com/t3cometserver_16.asp (HTTP on Port 80)
  • Postal Transaction IP Addresses:
    • 199.231.43.39 (HTTP on Port 80)
    • 193.231.45.33 (HTTP on Port 80)
Inview and Total Meter Reporting - The URLs listed in this section are used to upload meter accounting data for Inview and Total Meter Reporting, which are optional services.
  • acctservp1.pb.com (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
  • 199.231.44.22 (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
  • 199.231.45.34 (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
Download Anywhere Load Balancer - Meter to Download Services global load balancer to Application Server communication used to send meter's configuration and determine whether updates are available. Updates include postal tariff changes, graphics (Ads, inscriptions), feature changes, and meter firmware updates.
  • Domains
    • pblsp1.pb.com (HTTP on Port 80)
    • Pbdlsp1t.pb.com (HTTP on Port 80)
  • Download Anywhere URLs
    • http://pbdlsp1.pb.com/PrdUpdate.dll
    • http://pbdlsp1.pb.com/DLA/Service.svc
    • http://Pbdlsp1t.pb.com/prdupdate.dll
  • Download Anywhere IP Addresses:
    • 199.231.44.30 (HTTP on Port 80)
    • 199.231.45.38 (HTTP on Port 80)
Meter to Downoad Services (FTP) - Load balancer used to download customer's CCD/Order files, postal tariff changes, graphics (Ads, inscriptions), feature changes and meter firmware updates.
  • Domains
    • dlsdlp1T.pb.com (Unrestricted Active FTP)
    • dlsdlp1zpb.com (Unrestricted Active FTP)
    • dlsdlp1.pb.com (Unrestricted Active FTP)
    • dlsdlp1b.pb.com (Unrestricted Active FTP)
  • Meter to Download IP Addresses
    • 199.231.32.28 (Unrestricted Active FTP)
    • 199.231.45.39 (Unrestricted Active FTP)
    • 199.234.44.28 (Unrestricted Active FTP)
    • 199.231.45.39 (Unrestricted Active FTP)

PC Meter Connect (PCMC)

PCMC to Download Services global load balancer to Application Server communication used to send meter's configuration and determine whether updates are available. Updates include postal tariff changes, graphics (Ads, inscriptions), feature changes, and meter firmware updates.
  • Domains
    • pbdlsp1.pb.com (HTTP on Port 80)
    • Pbdlsp1t.pb.com (HTTP on Port 80)
  • PCMC IP Addresses
    • 199.231.44.30 (HTTP on Port 80)
    • 199.231.45.38 (HTTP on Port 80)
PC Meter Connect (FTP or HTTPS) - PCMC to Download Services load balancer used to download customer's CCD/Order files, postal tariff changes, graphics (Ads, inscriptions), feature changes and meter firmware updates. The protocol used depends on selected protocol. See the Internet settings menu from the PC Meter Connect desktop application.
  • Domains
    • dlsdlp1T.pb.com (Unrestricted FTP or HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • dlsdlp1z.pb.com (Unrestricted FTP or HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • dlsdlp1.pb.com (Unrestricted FTP or HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • dlsdlp1b.pb.com (Unrestricted FTP or HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
  • PCMC IP Addresses
    • 199.231.32.28 (Unrestricted FTP or HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • 199.231.45.39 (Unrestricted FTP or HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • 199.231.44.28 (Unrestricted FTP or HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
PC Meter Connect (HTTPS) - PCMC to Download Services load balancer for PCMC desktop application updates and diagnostic error log uploads.
  • Domains
    • pbdlst1.pb.com (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • dlsdlp1,pb.com (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
  • PCMC IP Addresses (HTTPS)
    • 199.231.36.143 (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • 199.231.44.28 (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
    • 199.231.45.39 (HTTPS on Port 443 or TLS)
If you are unable to connect to the internet, ask your IT department to check the internet settings before you contact Pitney Bowes. If you still need assistance, please use the Contact Us options below.

UPDATED: 14 August 2021