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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
Veeam Agent Management Guide

Used Ports

The following tables describe network ports that must be opened to ensure proper communication of components in the Veeam Agent management infrastructure.

Veeam Backup & Replication Connections

For information about network ports that must be opened to ensure proper communication of the backup server with backup infrastructure components, see the Used Ports section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

In addition to general port requirements applicable to a Veeam backup server, the backup server used in the Veeam Agent management scenario must have the following ports opened:

From

To

Protocol

Port

Notes

Veeam Backup Server

Veeam Agent Computer

(Microsoft Windows)

TCP

6184

Default port used for communication with the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows Service.

If the default port number is already in use, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows Service will try to use the next port number.

TCP

6160, 11731

Default ports used for communication with the Veeam Installer Service.

Veeam Agent Computer

(Linux)

TCP

22

Default port used as a control channel from the Veeam Backup Server to the Veeam Agent computer.

Distribution Server

TCP
UDP

135, 137 to 139, 445

Ports on a Microsoft Windows server required for deploying the Distribution Server component.

TCP

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

9380

Default port used for communication with the Veeam Distribution Service.

Distribution Server

Veeam Agent Computer

(Microsoft Windows)

TCP

49152-65535 
(for Microsoft Windows 2008 and newer)

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

The port range is required for communication with the Veeam Installer Service.

Veeam Agent Computer

(Linux)

TCP

22

Default port used to establish an SSH connection for the purpose of Veeam Agent packages transmission and deployment control.

Veeam Agent Computers Connections

From

To

Protocol

Port

Notes

Veeam Agent Computer

(Microsoft Windows)

Veeam Backup Server

TCP

10005

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.

If the default port number is already in use, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows Service will try to use the next port number.

Veeam Agent Computer

(Linux)

Veeam Backup Server

TCP

10006

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 Linux 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.

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