Ports

The following network ports must be open to ensure proper communication of components in the Veeam Backup for AWS infrastructure.

From

To

Protocol

Port

Notes

Web browser (local machine)

Backup appliance

TCP/HTTPS

443

Required to access the Web UI component from a user workstation.

SSH

22

Required to communicate with the backup service running on the backup appliance.

TCP/HTTPS

11005

Default port required to communicate with the REST API service running on the backup appliance.

To learn how to change the port number, see the Configuring Security Settings section in the Veeam Backup for AWS REST API Reference.

Worker instance

TCP/HTTPS

443

Required to access the file-level recovery browser running on a worker instance during the file-level restore process.

Backup appliance

SMTP server

TCP/SMTP

25

Default port used for sending email notifications.

Veeam Update Notification Server (repository.veeam.com)

TCP/HTTPS

443

Required to download information on available product updates.

Ubuntu Security Update repository (security.ubuntu.com)

TCP/HTTP

80

Required to get OS security updates.

To open network ports, you must add inbound rules to security groups associated with Veeam Backup for AWS infrastructure components:

To learn how to add inbound rules to security groups, see AWS Documentation.