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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Configuring ports and protocols on the host firewall for each SCVMM component

When designing the VMM implementation, you need to plan which ports you are going to use for communication and file transfers between the VMM components. Based on the chosen ports, you also need to configure the host firewall and external firewalls to enable those ports.

Getting ready

Take note of the following ports to create the firewall exceptions. Depending on your environment, you will need to configure the following exceptions on the host firewall, as well on your external firewall (for example, if you have a DMZ in place).

Note

Some ports cannot be changed through VMM.

The following table lists the default port settings and the place to change, if it is possible:

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