Affected Product & Version: NetVault: Backup 8.5.x and greater
Affected Module & Version: VMware Plugin 1.x, 2.x and greater
OS Version: All supported Windows and Linux plugins
Application Information: All supported VMware environments
The following TCP ports are required for NetVault: Backup VMware Plugin backups and restores, and should be opened between the backup client hosting the VMware plugin and the VMware infrastructure if a firewall is present. The same ports are required for VCB Proxy based 1.x Plugin, and the VADP based 2.x Plugin.
- 902 needs to be open to allow communication to the ESX server, the UDP port 902 is also used for vCenter-ESX heartbeats
- 403 or 443 need to be open if the plugin requires communication to a vCenter Server
In addition, the standard NetVault: Backup ports are required between the NetVault server and backup client. See knowledge base article 3908 for further details.
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