If you are installing vCenter Cloud Gateway for VMware Cloud on AWS, complete the prerequisites mentioned in this section.

Hardware Requirements

Verify that the host on which you intend to the install the Cloud Gateway Appliance meets the following hardware requirements.

Table 1. Hardware Requirements
Hardware Minimum Requirement
vCPUs 8
Memory 28 GB
Storage 190 GB

Port Requirements

Ensure that the vCenter Cloud Gateway and your vCenter Server instances can reach each other over your network. Ensure that the following firewall ports are open.

Source Destination Port Purpose
User's web browser vCenter Cloud Gateway 5480 Gathering support bundle
vCenter Cloud Gateway On-premises vCenter Server 7444 Access to VMware Single Sign-On
vCenter Cloud Gateway On-premises vCenter Server 443 Hybrid Linked Mode
vCenter Cloud Gateway On-premises Platform Services Controller 443, 389 Hybrid Linked Mode
vCenter Cloud Gateway Cloud SDDC vCenter Server 443 Hybrid Linked Mode
vCenter Cloud Gateway Cloud ESXi host 902 Virtual Machine Console
vCenter Cloud Gateway On-premises Active Directory server (ports dependent on your usage) 389, 636, 3268, 3269 Identity source
vCenter Cloud Gateway https://vcgw-updates.vmware.com/ 443 Cloud Gateway Installation and Auto-update, Hybrid Linked Mode

The following figure shows the ports required to be open for linking with the vCenter Cloud Gateway.

Diagram showing required ports for linking from vCenter Cloud Gateway