Ports to open in firewall to backup sysback to Tivoli Storage Manager server

Technote (FAQ)


Standard Tivoli Storage Manager client backups require setting the webports option to backup to Tivoli Storage Manager Server across a firewall, but the Tivoli Storage Manager client API does not support the webports option,


The tcpport option in the dsm.sys (default is 1500) is the only port that needs to be opened in the firewall to backup sysback to Tivoli Storage Manager.
Per Technote # 1307282: Tivoli Storage Manager client schedule and Web client setup in a firewall environment
Step 2. Open the following ports on the firewall to and from Tivoli Storage Manager server:

    1500,tcp,out #Tivoli Storage Manager server port

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