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Required ports for VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.x (2034929)

Purpose

This article provides a list and description of ports used by vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 5.1/5.5.

If you manage network components from outside a firewall, you may be required to reconfigure the firewall to allow access on the appropriate ports.

Resolution

This table outlines the ports used by VMware vSphere Data Protection:

Port
Protocol
Source
Destination
Purpose
22
TCP
SSH Client, vSphere Web Client
VDP
ssh (for debugging)
53
UDP
VDP
DNS
server DNS
80
TCP
vSphere Web Client
VDP
http
80
TCP
VDP
vCenter Server
http (for licensing)
111
TCP, UDP
VDP
ESXi/ESX
rpcbind
443
TCP
vSphere Web Client
VDP
https
700
TCP
VDP, LDAP
Active Directory
Loginmgr tool
902
TCP
VDP
ESXi/ESX
NFC
7444 TCP VDP SSO Server Retrieve SSO certificates
7778
TCP
vCenter
VDP
VDP, RMI
7779
TCP
vCenter
VDP
VDP, RMI
8509
TCP
vCenter
VDP
Tomcat AJP Connector
8543
TCP
vSphere Web Client
VDP
VDP appliance management, Redirect for Tomcat
8580
TCP
vCenter
VDP
VDP Downloader
9443
TCP
vCenter
VDP
VDP Web Services
28001
TCP
MS App Client
VDP Advanced
Client software(Exchange or SQL agent)*
29000 TCP MS App Client VDP Advanced Client software(Exchange or SQL agent)*

Notes:
  • vSphere Web Client refers to the web access client used to connect to vCenter Server
  • * = VDP Advanced only.


Additional Information

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Update History

05/27/2013 - Added required VDP Advanced port 28001 to the table 06/14/2013 - Added required VDP Advanced port 29000 to the table 03/19/2014 - Added note regarding vSphere Web Client, updated purpose to also reflect VDP 5.5

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