Required ports to be opened on a server in order to allow Control functionality

Updated by Anthony Hakim on Nov 13, 2015

Overview

Customers that prefer to "harden" their servers sometimes inadvertently block communications with the platform. This causes issues with the Control Portal and API functionality such as:

  • Cloning a server.

    Required ports to allow control functionality

  • Modifying storage on a server.

    Required ports to allow control functionality

Use this guide to keep necessary communications between Virtual Machines (VMs) and the Control Portal intact. For additional security-related information, read Recommended Security Practices for Using CenturyLink Cloud.

Linux

For Linux VMs, customers need to ensure that the following ports are running:

  • SSH (port 22).

    Required ports to allow control functionality

Windows

For Windows VMs, customers need to ensure that the following ports are running:

  • WinRM (5985).

    Required ports to allow control functionality

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