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Symantec Endpoint Encryption Protocols and Ports

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Article ID: 161225

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Endpoint Encryption

Issue/Introduction

This article details the protocols and ports used by Symantec Endpoint Encryption.

Resolution

The following table identifies each protocol and port used by Symantec Endpoint Encryption.

Application Layer Protocol Communication Protocol Purpose Used By Port
Group Policy Core Protocols TCP/IP

Deliver Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
Note: This is only used for GPO Policy. 

SEE Native Policy  uses port 443.  Broadcom recommends using SEE Native policies instead of GPO for ease of use and greater flexibility.  See the following article for information on GPO VS SEE:

237667 - Symantec Endpoint Encryption Policy Configuration Options and Considerations

214037 - Symantec Endpoint Encryption Preferred Policy Group Assignment

 

243136 - Migrating to Symantec Endpoint Encryption Policy Methodologies to SEE Native Policies

SEE Clients 445, 389
SOAP over Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP) TCP/IP Communicate between the clients and the server SEE Clients

Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server
Configurable
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) TCP/IP Query Active Directory and eDirectory directories Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server 389, 3268, or configurable
Database - Tabular Data Stream (TDS) TCP/IP Communicate between the server and the database Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server 1433, dynamically allocated, or configurable
Transport Layer Security (TLS) and/or Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) TCP/IP Optionally encrypt communications by layering these protocols on top of TDS, LDAP, and/or HTTP Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server

SEE Clients
636, 3269, or configurable

 

 

Additional Information

243136 - Migrating to Symantec Endpoint Encryption Policy Methodologies to SEE Native Policies (From Active Directory Policies)

214037 - Symantec Endpoint Encryption Preferred Policy Group Assignment