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For NMIS to function, certain network ports must be enabled for communication.

 

Network Management Traffic for NMIS

The following table shows the traffic required for using NMIS and complementary applications, e.g. using opConfig for configuration collection. 

Port #

Protocol

Service name

Connection Initiation

Application

Notes

161

UDP

SNMP

Server to Device

NMIS

 

162

UDP

SNMP Traps

Device to Server

NMIS

 

123

UDP

NTP

Device to NTP Server

NMIS

 

514

UDP/TCP

syslog

Device to syslog Server

NMIS

syslogd, syslog-ng

22

TCP

SSH

Server to Device

opConfig

 

23

TCP

Telnet

Server to Device

opConfig

 

389

TCP

LDAP

Server to LDAP Server

NMIS

NMIS Authentication

49

TCP

TACACS+

Device to TACACS Server

NMIS

NMIS Authentication

123

UDP

NTP

NMS Server to NTP Server

NMIS

 

80 or 443

TCP

HTTP or HTTPS

NMIS Master to NMIS Poller

NMIS opHA

 

 

Network Management User Traffic for NMIS

The following table shows the traffic required for a user to communicate with NMIS or for NMIS to communicate to the user. 

User

Port
Number

Protocol

Service Name

Direction (of
establishment) of connection

Customer

80/443

TCP

HTTP/HTTPS

Customer to NMIS Server

NOC User

80/443

TCP

HTTP/HTTPS

NOC to NMIS Server

NOC Admin

22

TCP

SSH

NOC to Server

Email Notifications

25 or 465 or 587

TCP

SMTP or SMTP/SSL

NMIS Server to Mail Server

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