Dedicated Disaster Recovery uses the IPsec tunnel established between Cloud Gateways as the data path for replications.

For proper communication ensure that the below listed source and targets are capable of communicating with the corresponding port requirements.

Port Access Requirements

Network Port

Protocol

Source Site

Target Site

Endpoints

80

TCP

ESXi host

vCenter Server

vCenter Server reverse proxy forwards vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) download request to vSphere Replication appliance.

443

TCP

vSphere Replication appliance

vCloud Air

vSphere Replication appliance connects to this port to send replication data to a cloud organization.

10000-10010

TCP

ESXi host

vSphere Replication appliance

vCloud Tunneling Agent (vCTA) opens one of these ports on the vSphere Replication appliance. ESXi hosts connect to that port to send replication data to a cloud organization.

See Configure Network Connectivity for HCM port access requirements.