The Skyline Health Diagnostics Server interacts with VMware Services hosted in the VMware environment, outside of the Customer on-premise infrastructure to download updates, and signatures, and share the CEIP data. The Skyline Health Diagnostics Server also interacts with vCenter Server and ESXi hosts in the on-premise environment to collect logs, and product version, and build number to perform its tasks.

Skyline Health Diagnostics makes following outbound Interaction to receive or send the data to successfully perform its tasks.

Purpose

Destination URL

Protocol

Destination Port

Download the new patches and updates.

https://shd-download.vmware.com

HTTPS

443

Download the VMware Compatibility Guide updates

https://vmware.com

HTTPS

443

vSAN Hardware Compatibility

http://partnerweb.vmware.com

HTTP

80

Customer Experience Improvement Program

https://vcsa.vmware.com

HTTPS

443