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Guardium v10.0/10.1/10.1.2/10.1.3/10.1.4/10.5/10.6 and v9.0/9.1/9.5 Open Ports

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Question

What ports need to be opened for Guardium v10.0/10.1/10.1.2/10.1.3/10.1.4/10.5/10.6 and Guardium v9.0/9.1/9.5? Also what ports must be opened bi-directionally?

Answer

V10.x Open Ports
Ports used in or by Guardium version 10.x (10.0, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.1.4, 10.5, 10.6).

 
Note: For the latest information, see Guardium port requirements in the Guardium Knowledge Center.
If required, use the Change version or product menu in the Knowledge Center to select your Guardium version.

DB Server – Collector

TCP 8443 - Open from DB server to collector

TCP 16016 – UNIX STAP, both directions, registration, heartbeat, and data (including IBM i S-TAP running in PASE)

TCP 16017 – Windows/UNIX CAS, both directions, templates and data

TCP 16018 – UNIX S-TAP (TLS) and External S-TAP, both directions, registration, heartbeat, and data (including IBM i S-TAP running in PASE)

TCP 16019 – Windows/Unix CAS (TLS), both directions, templates and data

TCP 16020 - From STAP agent Clear UNIX STAP connection pooling

TLS 16021 - From STAP agent Encrypted UNIX STAP connection pooling

TCP 8081 – Guardium Installation Manager, both directions, database server to collector/Central Manager

TCP 9500 – Windows S-TAP, both directions, DB Server to Collector, STAP registration and data

TCP 9501 – Windows S-TAP (TLS), both directions, DB Server to Collector, STAP registration and data

For S-TAP verification, database connection port (as defined in inspection engine) must be open from collector to database server.

 

Collector – Aggregator (Secure Shell – SSL)

TCP 22 – collector to aggregator, SCP data exports, both directions
 
Collector – Aggregator
 
TCP 8443  - SSL Change Tracker process, both directions
 
Central Manager – Managed Devices

TCP 22 – SSH/SCP data transfers, both directions

TCP 8443 – SSL, both directions

TCP 8444 – SSL, STAP to GIM file upload. Note: For v10.1.3 and above, port 8444 (TLS, not-authenticated), will not be used by GIM clients anymore. This port is dedicated for must gather logger uploads, custom kernel uploads and V9 inspection engine discovery uploads.

TCP 3306 – MySQL, opened to specific sources (for instance, the Central Manager is open to all managed units; a managed unit is open to the Central Manager)

TLS 8447 - Used for remote messaging service infrastructure (and profile distribution infrastructure) for communication between Guardium systems in the federated environment / centrally-managed environment. Configuration profiles allow the definition of configuration and scheduling settings from a Central Manager and conveniently distribute those settings to managed unit groups without altering the configuration of the Central Manager itself.

Collector - Collector
TCP 8443 - SSL Bidirectional this facilitates Change Tracker communication (prior to p520)
 
File Activity Monitoring (FAM)

TCP/TLS 16022/16023 - Universal Feed. 16022 (FAM monitoring, unencrypted) and 16023 (FAM monitoring, encrypted) both need to be open bidirectionally. The sniffer needs the block from 16016 to 16023 open bidirectionally.

18087 - Listener port for FAM on IBM Content Classification (ICM) server located on the same machine where FAM is installed.(serverSettings.icmURL=http://localhost:18087) Open bidirectionally.

 

Guardium Installation Manager (GIM)

Note: v10.1.3 appliance supports GIM client communication , either: (1) Port 8446 (TLS, authenticated). This is to support V10 GIM clients working with GIM_USE_SSL=1, or (2) Port 8081 (non TLS (but with message signing verification), not authenticated). This is to support V8/V9 GIM clients or V10 GIM clients working with GIM_USE_SSL=0.

8445 - GIM client listener, both directions, TCP. The GIM client is doing the listening. Any GIM server on either the Central Manager or the collector can reach out to it (the GIM client).

8446 - GIM authenticated TLS, both directions. Use between the GIM client and the GIM server (on the Central Manager or collector). If GIM_USE_SSL is NOT disabled, then the gim_client will attempt to communicate its certificate via port 8446. IF port 8446 is NOT open, then it defaults to 8444, BUT no certificate is passed (for example, TLS without verification).

8081 - To use 8081 for the GIM client to connect to the GIM server, there is a need to disable the GIM_USE_SSL parameter - it is ON by default. This parameter is part of the GIM common parameters in the GUI. If GIM_USE_SSL is NOT disabled, then the gim_client will attempt to communicate its certificate via port 8446. IF port 8446 is NOT open, then it defaults to 8444, BUT no certificate is passed (for example, TLS without verification).

 

Enterprise load balancer

TLS 8443 - S-TAP load balancer - Needed for UNIX/Linux S-TAPs to communicate instances to the collector. However this port is also used for the Central Manager load balancer. The S-TAP initiates a request to Central Manager (load balancer) on 8443 sending HTTPS message, if installation indicates to use Enterprise load balancer. Between the database server and Central Manager, there will be the capability to use a proxy server, if customer doesn't want an open port directly from database to Central Manager.
 

Quick Search for Enterprise

TCP 8983 - SOLR - Incoming, SSL

TCP 9983 - SOLR - Incoming, SSL

User Interface – Guardium System (standalone, aggregator, Central Manager)

TCP 22 – User to system, CLI connectivity, both directions

TCP 8443 – User to system, GUI connectivity (configurable), both directions

System – SMTP server

TCP 25 – System to SMTP server, email alerts
 

System – SNMP server

UDP 161 - SNMP client to system – SNMP Polling

UDP 162 - System to SNMP server, SNMP traps

System – SYSLOG server

UDP/TCP 514 – Remote syslog message from/to other systems, typically SIEM
Note: The local port is 514, but the remote port must be entered into the configuration. If encryption is used, the protocol must be TCP, not UDP.
 

System – NTP server

TCP/UDP 123 – System to Network Time Protocol Server
 

System – DNS server

TCP/UDP 53 – System to Domain Name Server
 

System – EMC Centera (backups)

TCP 3218 – System to EMC Centera
 

System – Active Directory/LDAP

389 – TCP from appliances Clear LDAP, for example, Active Directory

636 - TCP from appliances Encrypted LDAP, for example, Active Directory via SSL (optional)

System – Mainframe

TCP 16022 – Connects S-TAP DB2 z/OS, S-TAP IMS, S-TAP VSAM (S-TAP Data Set)

TCP 16023 - TLS connections, specifically IBM‘s Application Transparent Transport Layer Security (AT-TLS)

Fileserver

TLS 8445 - by default, fileserver uses an encrypted TLS connection  

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v9.x Open Ports
Ports used in or by the Guardium Appliance (Guardium v9.0, 9.1, 9.5)

DB Server – Collector

TCP 16016 – UNIX STAP, both directions, registration, heartbeat, and data (including IBM i
S-TAP running in PASE)

TCP 16017 – Windows/UNIX CAS, both directions, templates and data

TCP 16018 – UNIX S-TAP (TLS), both directions, registration, heartbeat, and data (including IBM i S-TAP running in PASE)

TCP 16019 – Windows/UNIX CAS (TLS), both directions, templates and data

TCP 16020 – UNIX STAP, both directions (for firewall purposes, traffic must be bi-directional if only to push data, so the TCP acknowledgements make it to the database server), S-GATE firewall communications

TCP 16021 – UNIX STAP (TLS), both directions (for firewall purposes, traffic must be bi-directional if only to push data, so the TCP acknowledgements make it to the database server), S-GATE firewall communications

UDP 8075 – Windows STAP, in one direction, Sniffer to STAP

TCP 8081 – GIM, both directions, database server to collector/Central Manager

TCP 9500 – Windows STAP, both directions, DB Server to Collector, STAP registration and data

TCP 9501 – Windows STAP (TLS), both directions, DB Server to Collector, STAP registration and data

Custom ports for the DB server (as defined in the inspection engine), STAP verification
 

Collector – Aggregator (Secure Shell – SSL)

TCP 22 – Collector to aggregator, SCP data exports, both directions

Central Manager – Managed Devices

TCP 22 – SSH/SCP data transfers, both directions

TCP 8443 – SSL, both directions

TCP 8444 – SSL, STAP to GIM file upload

TCP 3306 – MySQL, opened to specific sources (for instance, the Central Manager is open to all managed units; a managed unit is open to the Central Manager)

User Interface – Guardium Appliance (standalone, aggregator, Central Manager)

TCP 22 – User to appliance, CLI connectivity, both directions

TCP 8443 – User to appliance, GUI connectivity (configurable), both directions

Appliance – SMTP server

TCP 25 – Appliance to SMTP server, email alerts

Appliance – SNMP server

UDP 161 - SNMP client to appliance – SNMP Polling

UDP 162 - Appliance to SNMP server, SNMP traps

Appliance – SYSLOG server

UDP 514 – Remote syslog message from/to other appliances, typically SIEM

Appliance – NTP server

TCP/UDP 123 – Appliance to Network Time Protocol Server

Appliance – DNS server

TCP/UDP 53 – Appliance to Domain Name Server

Appliance – EMC Centera (backups)

TCP 3218 – Appliance to EMC Centera

System – Active Directory/LDAP

389 – TCP from appliances Clear LDAP, for example, Active Directory

636 - TCP from appliances Encrypted LDAP, for example, Active Directory via SSL (optional)

Appliance – Mainframe

TCP 16022 – Connects S-TAP DB2 z/OS, S-TAP IMS, S-TAP VSAM (S-TAP Data Set)

Fileserver

TLS 8445 - By default, fileserver uses an encrypted TLS connection

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 December 2019

UID

swg21973188