Configure IP network ports

This page describes the IP network ports that Transfer Appliance uses during transfers. Work with your network administrator to verify that all required ports are configured appropriately for a successful transfer.

Required ports for NFS

Transfer Appliance supports NFS for transfers originating from Linux and Apple macOS workstations. The following table describes the IP network ports that must be enabled on your network to use NFS with Transfer Appliance:

Service IP Ports IP Protocol
rcpbind 111 TCP and UDP
NFS 2049 TCP and UDP
statd 32765–32766 TCP
mountd 32757 TCP
nlockmgr 32764,32768 UDP

Required ports for SSH or SCP

Transfer Appliance supports SSH or SCP for transfers originating from Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Apple macOS workstations. The following table describes the IP network port that must be enabled on your network to use SSH or SCP with Transfer Appliance:

Service IP Ports IP Protocol Notes
SSH 22 TCP You can connect to Transfer Appliance using SSH while connected to the management port. The management port is typically used to validate the appliance. For more information, see Validating the appliance.

Optional ports

Transfer Appliance can use DHCP, but it isn't required to use Transfer Appliance. The following table describes the optional IP network port for Transfer Appliance:

Service IP Ports IP Protocol Notes
DHCP 68 UDP This port is optional if you use static IP assignments on your network. For more information on configuring Transfer Appliance to use a static IP address, see Configuring appliance software.