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Backup Proxy Connections

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The following table describes network ports that must be opened to ensure proper communication of backup proxies with other infrastructure components.

From

To

Protocol

Port

Notes

Communication with VMware Servers

VMware backup proxy

vCenter server

HTTPS

443

Default VMware web service port that can be customized in vCenter settings.

ESX(i) server

TCP

902

VMware data mover port.

HTTPS

443

Default VMware web service port that can be customized in ESX host settings. Not required if vCenter connection is used.

Communication with Backup Repositories

VMware backup proxy

Linux server

TCP

22

Port used as a control channel from the backup proxy to the target Linux host.

Shared folder

CIFS

(SMB) share

TCP UPD

135,

137-139,

445

Ports used as a transmission channel from the backup proxy to the target CIFS (SMB) share.

Linux server

VMware backup proxy

TCP

2500-5000

Default range of ports used as transmission channels for backup jobs. For every TCP connection that a job uses, one port from this range is assigned.

Windows server

VMware backup proxy

TCP

2500-5000

Default range of ports used as transmission channels for backup jobs. For every TCP connection that a job uses, one port from this range is assigned.

Communication with Backup Proxies

VMware backup proxy

VMware backup proxy

TCP

2500-5000

Default range of ports used as transmission channels for replication jobs. For every TCP connection that a job uses, one port from this range is assigned.

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