Change the port used by SmartDeploy 3.0

By default; the SmartDeploy API Service will use port 8080. If you need to change this port to resolve a conflict, you can follow these steps.


  1. Open the Services.msc tool and stop the SmartDeploy API Service.
  2. Open Notepad as Administrator and open C:\Program Files\SmartDeploy\SmartDeploy\Resources\SDApiService.appsettings.json.
  3. Search for “HostUriPort.”
  4. Change the port number to the value that you wish to use.
  5. Save and close SDApiService.appsettings.json.
  6. Return to the Services.msc tool and start the SmartDeploy API Service.
  7. (Optional) Open your default browser and open https://localhost:####/health to test connectivity to the SmartDeploy API service using the new port specified.
  8. Open the SmartDeploy Console, and expand the Advanced options.
  9. Update the SmartDeploy Api Service URL with the new port.
  10. Enter your SmartDeploy credentials and click OK.

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