vRealize Infrastructure Navigator uses the SLES, SuSEfirewall2 firewall. vRealize Infrastructure Navigator requires certain TCP ports to be open for proper operation of the product.

The firewall is configured so that vRealize Infrastructure Navigator can use the following ports.

Open Ports

Port Number

Description

5480

For appliance Web console.

22

To enable SSH access to the vRealize Infrastructure Navigator virtual appliance.

80

To access vSphere Web service API.

2868

For plug-in download. This download happens as part of the registration process.

6969

For connectivity from vSphere Web Client to vRealize Infrastructure Navigator.

The firewall is started during the first boot of the operating system. To stop the firewall, monitor its status, or start the firewall, use the following commands.

Commands for Firewall

Operation

Command

stop

/etc/init.d/SuSEfirewall2_setup stop

status

/etc/init.d/SuSEfirewall2_setup status

start

/etc/init.d/SuSEfirewall2_setup start