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TCP/IP Ports Required for IBM i Access and Related Functions

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

This document provides information on which TCP/IP ports are required to have access when using IBM i Access Client Solutions or IBM i Access for Windows.

Resolving the problem

The following table lists the ports that IBM i Access and related functions use for communication with the IBM i OS System:

      PC Function
    Server Name
Port Non-SSL Port SSL
    Server Mapper
    as-svrmap
    449
    ---
    License Management
    as-central
    8470
    9470
    Database Access
    as-database
    8471
    9471
    Data Queues
    as-dtaq
    8472
    9472
    IFS Access using
    System i Navigator
    as-file
    8473
    9473
    Network Printers
    as-netprt
    8474
    9474
    Remote Command
    as-rmtcmd
    8475
    9475
    Signon Verification
    as-signon
    8476
    9476
    Telnet (5250 Emulation)
    telnet
    23
    992
Navigator for i (web) as-nav 2004 2005
    HTTP Administration
    as-admin
    2001
    2010
    POP3 (MAPI)
    pop3
    5010
    ---
    Management Central
    as-mgtc >
    5555 and 5544
    5566 and 5577
    Ultimedia Services
    as-usf
    8480
    9480
    DDM/DRDA
    DDM/DRDA
    446
    448
    NetServer
    netbios >
    137
    ---
    NetServer
    CIFS
    445
    ---
    NetServer
    netbios >
    139
    ---
    Service Tools Server
    as-sts
    3000
    ---
DHCP Monitor --- --- 942
    RUNRMTCMD
    REXEC
    512
    ---

If any of the above ports are restricted using a firewall or any other mechanism, IBM i Access or related functions may fail to operate. For assistance with configuring ports or working with a firewall beyond the above information, contact the firewall provider or obtain a consulting agreement.

For the ports used by the Console, see document N1015344, IBM iSeries Port Assignments with Operations Console .


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Operating System IBM i 7.2
Operating System IBM i 7.1
Operating System IBM i 6.1

Historical Number

13642023

Document information

More support for: IBM i
Access for Windows

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): IBM i

Reference #: N1019667

Modified date: 23 May 2018


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