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Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0
User Guide

Used Ports

Make sure that you open ports listed below to enable proper work of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows.

From

To

Protocol

Port

Notes

Veeam Agent Computer

Veeam Backup Server

TCP

10001

Default port used for communication with the Veeam Backup server.

Data between the Veeam Agent computer and backup repositories is transferred directly, bypassing Veeam backup servers.

Veeam Agent Computer

TCP

9395, 6183

Ports used locally on the Veeam Agent computer for communication between Veeam Agent components and Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows Service.

Communication with Veeam Backup & Replication Repositories

Veeam Agent Computer

Linux server performing the role of a backup repository

TCP

22

Port used as a control channel from the Veeam Agent computer to the target Linux host.

TCP

2500 to 5000

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

Microsoft Windows server performing the role of a backup repository

TCP

1025 to 5000 
(for Microsoft Windows 2003)

49152-65535 
(for Microsoft Windows 2008 and newer)

Dynamic RPC port range. For more information, see https://support.microsoft.com/kb/929851/en-us.

TCP

2500 to 5000

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

Shared folder CIFS (SMB) share

TCP
UDP

135, 137 to 139, 445

Ports used as a transmission channel from the Veeam Agent computer to the target CIFS (SMB) share.

Gateway Microsoft Windows server

TCP
UDP

135, 137 to 139, 445

If a CIFS (SMB) share is used as a backup repository and a Microsoft Windows server is selected as a gateway server for this CIFS share, these ports must be opened on the gateway Microsoft Windows server.

TCP

1025 to 5000 
(for Microsoft Windows 2003)

49152-65535 
(for Microsoft Windows 2008 and newer)

Dynamic RPC port range. For more information, see https://support.microsoft.com/kb/929851/en-us.

TCP

2500 to 5000

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

Communication with Veeam Cloud Connect Repositories

Veeam Agent Computer

Cloud gateway

TCP

6180

Port on the cloud gateway used to transport Veeam Agent data to the Veeam Cloud Connect repository.

Certificate Revocation Lists

TCP

80 or 443 (most popular)

Veeam Agent computer needs access to CRLs (Certificate Revocation Lists) of the CA (Certification Authority) who issued a certificate to the Veeam Cloud Connect service provider.

Generally, information about CRL locations can be found on the CA website.

 

Used Ports Important!

The list of ports required for computers booted from the Veeam Recovery Media is the same as the list of ports required for Veeam Agent computers.

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