The following ports must be open for AppDefense to operate properly.

Ports and Protocols Required by AppDefense
Source Destination Port Protocol Purpose
vCenter Server AppDefense Appliance 443 TCP This bi-directional connection is the default port that the vCenter Server system uses to listen for connections from the appliance.
vCenter Single Sign-On AppDefense Appliance 443 TCP This bi-directional connection is used as the default port that the vCenter Single Sign-On uses to listen for connections from the appliance.
AppDefense Host Module AppDefense Appliance 443

514

TCP

UDP

This upstream connection is used for communication between host module and appliance.
AppDefense Appliance AppDefense Manager 443 TCP This upstream connection is used for secure web browser communication.