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Tivoli Storage Manager TCP port listeners

Question & Answer


Which ports should be opened on a firewall for the various Tivoli Storage Manager related products?


Need for firewall configuration


This is a list of listener ports that various Tivoli Storage Manager products expect other hosts to connect to. This document is meant to aid in firewall setup.

Tivoli Storage Manager server configurable listener ports

Port name DefaultNotes
--------- ------------
TCPPORT1500Inbound client, server, admin
TCPADMINPORT1500Same as TCPPORT unless defined
SSLTCPPORTnoneUsed for client SSL comm if defined
SSLTCPADMINPORTnoneAdmin client SSL comm if defined
NDMPCONTROLPORT10000Inbound NDMP control connections
NDMPPORTRANGErangeNDMP initiated backups

Operating system ports which the Tivoli Storage Manager server might use
Port typeDefaultNotes
ssh22Only used for graphical wizard during
initial config. Not necessary if manual
config is done.
acslsportmapperFor additional information please see: .
smb445Windows: Server Message Block

Tivoli Storage Manager client configurable listener ports
Port nameDefaultNotes
TCPCLIENTPORT1501Classic scheduler listener for PROMPTED
(Note: Not common. Use of the dsmcad is
WEBPORTSnone (*)dsmcad: (schedule listener agent listener)
HTTPPORT1581webclient listener

(*)WEBPORTS: If a firewall is used with the dsmcad scheduler and/or webclient, the WEBPORTS option MUST be manually set.

Tivoli Storage Manager Administration Center version 6.3 listens on http port 16310 and https port 16316. Connecting to 16310 simply redirects the connection to the https port.

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Product Synonym

TSM ADSM ITSM IBM Spectrum Protect

Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018