About the Port Ranges properties
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NetBackup communicates between computers by using a combination of registered and dynamically allocated ports. Use the Port Ranges properties to determine how hosts connect to one another. The Port Ranges properties apply to selected master servers, media servers, and clients.
The following items describe the different types of ports:
Registered ports are registered with the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and are permanently assigned to specific NetBackup services. For example, the port for the NetBackup client daemon (bpcd) is 13782. These ports are specified in a system configuration file:
Media Manager services include tape library control daemons, which accept connections from daemons on other servers that share the same library. See the services file on the media server to determine the ports that are required for a specific library.
In addition to the range of numbers, you can configure the following for dynamically-allocated ports:
Figure: Port Ranges dialog box
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