To enable connections between devices, configure these ports in your environment.

Activation and Service Updates

This table lists the required connections for activation, publishing system updates, and enhanced support.

The perimeter firewall controlling internet-bound traffic must be configured to allow the following connections.

Source

Destination

Service

Purpose

HCX for Telco Cloud

  • connect.hcx.vmware.com

  • hybridity-depot.vmware.com

TCP-443

  • Activation and entitlement.

  • Access to published HCX updates.

Telco Cloud Automation

  • connect.hcx.vmware.com

  • hybridity-depot.vmware.com

TCP-443

  • Activation and entitlement.

  • Access to published HCX updates.

Telco Cloud Automation

HCX for Telco Cloud

TCP-443

VIM configuration and management.

HCX for Telco Cloud Connections

Allow these connections between HCX for Telco Cloud and the local VIM environment.

Source

Destination

Service

Purpose

HCX for Telco Cloud

vCenter Server

TCP-443

vSphere SSO Lookup Service

HCX for Telco Cloud

ESXi host

TCP-443

HCX for Telco Cloud

NSX Manager

TCP-443

NSX API

HCX for Telco Cloud

vCloud Director

TCP-443

vCD API access

HCX for Telco Cloud

AMQP/RabbitMQ Broker

TCP-5671/5672

Advanced Message Queue Protocol (SSL or non-SSL notifications)

HCX for Telco Cloud

vRealize Orchestrator

TCP-8281

vRealize Orchestrator integrations

Web Portal

HCX for Telco Cloud

TCP-443

HCX for Telco Cloud service UI

Web Portal

HCX for Telco Cloud

TCP-9443

HCX for Telco Cloud management UI

Telco Cloud Automation Environment Connections

Allow these connections between Telco Cloud Automation and local environments.

Source

Destination

Service

Purpose

Telco Cloud Automation

vCenter Server

TCP-443, TCP-7444

vSphere SSO Lookup Service

Telco Cloud Automation

SVNFM

TCP-443

SVNFM integration

Web portal

Telco Cloud Automation

TCP-443

Telco Cloud Management service UI

Web portal

Telco Cloud Automation

TCP-9443

Telco Cloud Management appliance management UI

Management Services Connections

The perimeter firewall controlling internet-bound traffic must be configured to allow the following connections.

Source

Destination

Service

Purpose

HCX for Telco Cloud

DNS Server

TCP-53

Name services

HCX for Telco Cloud

NTP Server

TCP-123

Synchronized time

Telco Cloud Automation

DNS Server

TCP-53

Name services

Telco Cloud Automation

NTP Server

TCP-123

Synchronized time