TCP/UPD ports used for communication between Protection Engine for NAS/Cloud and NetApp Filer (Data ONTAP) or Dell EMC (CAVA)

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Article ID: 158906

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AntiVirus for Caching Protection Engine for NAS

Issue/Introduction

You want to configure the firewall device between Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) and NetApp Filer (Data ONTAP) or Dell EMC (CAVA) and want to know which TCP/UDP ports are to be allowed.

Resolution

The TCP/UDP ports in Table 1 should be allowed for communication between RPC-based NAS device (NetApp Filer) or Dell EMC (CAVA) and Symantec Protection Engine (SPE).

Table1: TCP/UDP ports in use for SPE - Data ONTAP communication (RPC)
Direction protocol source port destination port
SPE to Filer tcp ANY 445
Filer to SPE tcp ANY 139

 

Table2: Information about the network protocol, corresponding default ports, and their descriptions
Network Protocol 
Default Port
Description
cifs-tcp
445/tcp
CIFS over TCP with NetBIOS framing
 netbios-ssn
139/tcp
NetBIOS service session
 netbios-name
137/udp
NetBIOS nameserver 
netbios-dg
138/udp
NetBIOS datagram service 

 

Applies To

  • Symantec Protection Engine working with NetApp Filer (Data ONTAP), communicating via RPC protocol
  • Symantec Protection Engine working with Dell EMC (CAVA)
  • Windows