List of TCP/IP ports used in XProtect Advanced VMS products

This article contains a detailed list of TCP/IP ports used in XProtect® Advanced VMS products.

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The article contains a detailed list of TCP/IP ports used in XProtect Advanced VMS products. (Note: The XProtect Advanced VMS products include: XProtect Corporate, XProtect Expert, XProtect Professional+, XProtect Express+, and XProtect Essential+.) If nothing else is mentioned, the ports are both inbound  and outbound . The port numbers are the default numbers.

Important: This article is based on the latest information at the time of publishing. If you need more information, check the Administrator Manual for the specific XProtect edition and version. The manuals are available in the Download → Manuals and Guides section of the website.

Management Server service and related processes

Port number Protocol Process Connections from... Purpose
80 HTTP IIS All XProtect components Main communication, for example, authentication and configurations.
443 HTTPS IIS XProtect Smart Client and Management Client Authentication of basic users.
6473 TCP Management Server service Management Server tray controller, local connection only Showing status and managing the service.
7475 TCP Management Server service Windows SNMP service Communication with the SNMP extension agent.
Do not use the port for other purposes even if your system does not apply SNMP.
In XProtect Advanced VMS 2014 systems and older, the port number was 6475.
8080 TCP Management Server Local connection only Communication between internal processes on the server.
8080 TCP Management Server Local connection only Communication between internal processes on the server.
9000(*) HTTP Management Server Recording Server Services Web service for internal communication between servers.
9993 TCP Management Server service Recording Server services Authentication, configuration, token exchange.
12345 TCP Management Server service XProtect Smart Client Communication between the system and Matrix recipients.
You can change the port number in the Management Client. 

Recording Server service

Port number Protocol Process Connections from... Purpose
25 SMTP Recording Server service Cameras, encoders, and I/O devices Listening for event messages from devices.
The port is disabled by default.
5210 TCP Recording Server service Failover Recording Servers Merging of databases after a Failover Recording Server has been running.
5432 TCP Recording Server service Cameras, encoders, and I/O devices Listening for event messages from devices.
7474 TCP Recording Server service Windows SNMP service Communication with the SNMP extension agent.
Do not use the port for other purposes even if your system does not apply SNMP.
In XProtect Advanced VMS 2014 systems and older, the port number was 6474.
7563 TCP Recording Server service XProtect Smart Client, Management Client Retrieving video and audio streams, PTZ commands.
8966 TCP Recording Server service Recording Server tray controller, local connection only Showing status and managing the service.
9001(**) HTTP Recording Server service Management Server Web service for internal communication between servers.
Note: Every Recording Server service needs a port. Additional ports will be 9002, 9003, and so on.
11000 TCP Recording Server service Failover Recording Servers Polling the state of the Recording Servers.
65101 UDP Recording Server service Local connection only Listening for event notifications from the drivers.

Client components (outbound connections)

XProtect Smart Client, XProtect Management Client, Milestone Mobile server, Log Server

Port number Protocol Connections to... Purpose
80 HTTP Management Server service Authentication
443 HTTPS Management Server service Authentication of basic users.
7563 TCP Recording Server service Retrieving video and audio streams, PTZ commands.
22331 TCP Event Server service Alarms.
22337 TCP Log Server Server Logs (System, Audit, Rule-triggered)

Web Client, Milestone Mobile client

Port number Protocol Connections to... Purpose
8081 HTTP Milestone Mobile Server Retrieving video and audio streams.
8082 HTTPS Milestone Mobile Server Retrieving video and audio streams.

DataCollector

Port number Protocol Connections to... Purpose
7609 TCP Recording Server Collecting data

Related articles

For a list of ports used in XProtect Professional VMS products, check KB 1061, "List of TCP/IP ports used in XProtect Professional VMS products."

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(*), (**): Ports 9000 and 9001 are being used in XProtect VMS components starting with XProtect 2019 R2 (13.2a) and later versions. For more details, please check the XProtect VMS 2019 R2 Administrator Manual.

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