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What are the TCP/IP ports used by TM1?

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What TCP ports are used by the TM1 system?


Customer is using TM1 (or the FAP functionality inside Controller to publish data to a TM1 cube).

Resolving the problem

By default, TM1 uses the following TCP ports:

  • 5495 - TM1 Admin Host
    • Used by the "Admin Server" on this machine to listen for client requests.
  • 5498 - TM1 SSL server
    • All TM1® components communicate with the TM1 Admin Server using SSL.
    • The Admin Server supports older TM1 clients that cannot use SSL by listening on two ports; one secured, the other unsecured.
  • 12345 - TM1 Server
    • This port number establishes a secondary port for progress messages to use when a lengthy operation is waiting to be cancelled.
  • 49152 -> 65535 - TM1 Architect and Perspectives
    • This port range is required to establish a connection to the TM1 Server.

In addition, if the customer uses Cognos Analysis for Excel (CAFE) then:

  • 9510 - Cognos Analysis for Excel (CAFE)
    • This port number is used by the CAFE Excel add-in to connect to the TM1 host service.

TIP: For more information, see the TM1 installation guide "tm1_install.pdf" ( for example on pages 25 & 26 for version 9.5).

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Analytics Cognos TM1 TM1 Windows 9.5.2, 9.5.1, 9.5, 10.1.0, 10.1.1

Document information

More support for: Cognos Controller

Software version: 8.5, 8.5.1, 10.1, 10.1.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1459257

Modified date: 29 May 2014