Used Ports

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    When you add new backup infrastructure components, Veeam Backup & Replication automatically creates firewall rules for the required ports on this servers. These rules allow communication between the components. In this topic, you can find the full list of required ports.

    Important

    For Debian, SLES, RHEL/CentOS distributions, you must create firewall or security rules manually. For details, see this Veeam KB article.

    AHV Backup Proxy Server

    The following table describes network ports that must be opened to ensure proper communication of the AHV Backup Proxy with backup infrastructure components.

    From

    To

    Port

    Protocol

    Notes

    Browser

    AHV Backup Proxy server

    443 or 8100

    HTTPS

    Port used by web console of AHV Backup Proxy.

    AHV Backup Proxy

    Nutanix REST API

    9440

    HTTPS

    Port used to communicate with Nutanix REST API.

    Veeam Backup & Replication server

    10006

    TCP

    Port used to connect to Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Nutanix AHV server

    3205, 3260

    TCP/iSCSI

    Ports used for connections to disks on Nutanix AHV VMs.

    Veeam backup repository (or gateway server)

    2500-3300*

    TCP

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

    Ubuntu Security and OS Update repository

    (security.ubuntu.com, archive.ubuntu.com)

    80

    HTTP

    Required to get OS security updates.

    OS Update repository

    (packages.microsoft.com)

    443

    HTTPS

    Required to get OS updates.

    Veeam Updater repository

    (repository.veeam.com, cloudfront.net)

    443

    TCP

    Required to download AHV Backup Proxy packages and information on available product updates.

    Nginx repository

    (nginx.org/packages/, nginx.org/keys/)

    443

    TCP

    Required to download nginx packages.

    * This range of ports applies to newly added backup infrastructure components. If you upgrade to Veeam Backup & Replication 10.0 from earlier versions of the product, the range of ports from 2500 to 5000 applies to the already added components.

    Veeam Backup & Replication Server

    The following table describes network ports that must be opened to ensure proper communication of Veeam Backup & Replication with backup infrastructure components.

    From

    To

    Port

    Protocol

    Notes

    AHV Backup Proxy,

    Veeam Backup & Replication console

    and Veeam ONE server

    Veeam Backup & Replication server

    8543

    HTTPS

    Port used by AHV Platform Service (the main service of Nutanix AHV Plug-in).

    Veeam Backup & Replication server

    FLR helper appliance

    22

    TCP

    Port used to connect to the file-level restore helper appliance.

    Veeam Backup & Replication server

    6172

    HTTPS

    Port used by AHV Platform Service to connect to a component that enables communication with the Veeam Backup & Replication database.

    Nutanix AHV cluster

    9440

    HTTPS

    Port used by AHV Platform Service to connect to AHV cluster.

    AHV Backup Proxy

    443 or 8100

    HTTPS

    Port used by AHV Platform Service to connect to AHV Backup Proxy.

    Important