Data Director requires that you open specific ports on your firewall to handle Data Director network traffic.

The following table lists the ports to open on your firewall to handle outgoing Data Director network traffic.

Data Director vApp Outgoing Network Traffic

From

To

To port

Traffic type

Management Server - vCenter network adapter

Management Server - Web Console network adapter

DB Name Server - vCenter network adapter

DB Name Server - DB Name Service network adapter

vCenter Server, ESXi host

TCP 443

vSphere Management network traffic

Management Server - Web Console Network Adapter

Mail server

TCP 25, TCP 587

SMTP traffic

Management Server - Web Console Network Adapter

DB Name Server - DB Name Service Network Adapter

DNS server

UDP 53, TCP 53

DNS traffic

The following table lists the ports to open on your firewall to handle imcoming Data Director network traffic.

Data Director vApp Incoming Network Traffic

From

To

To port

Traffic type

Any

DB Name Server - DB Name Service Network Adapter

5432

Incoming database traffic, including SQL traffic.

Any

Management Server - Web Console network adapter

80,443

Web Console traffic.

Any

DB Access Network 1

DB Access Network 2

...

DB Access Network n

5432

Incoming database traffic, including SQL traffic.

vCenter Update Manager on vCenter Network

DB Name Server - vCenter Network Adapter

Management Server - vCenter Network Adapter

5489

Incoming update traffic from the vCenter Update Manager to the Management Server and DB Name Server networks' update agents.