Traffic quick reference

Use this port and traffic direction information to configure a firewall to allow traffic to and from your McAfee ePO server.

Relevant terms

  • Bidirectional — A local or remote system can initiate the connection.
  • Inbound — A remote system can initiate the connection.
  • Outbound — A local system can initiate the connection.
Agent Handler
Default port Protocol Traffic direction on McAfee ePO server Traffic direction on Agent Handler
80 TCP Bidirectional connection to and from McAfee ePO server. Bidirectional connection to and from Agent Handler.
389 TCP Outbound connection from McAfee ePO server. Outbound connection from Agent Handler.
443 TCP Inbound connection to McAfee ePO server. Inbound connection to the Agent Handler.
636 TCP Outbound connection from McAfee ePO server. Outbound connection from Agent Handler.
1433 TCP Outbound connection from McAfee ePO server. Outbound connection from Agent Handler.
1434 UDP Outbound connection from McAfee ePO server. Outbound connection from Agent Handler.
8081 TCP Outbound connection from McAfee ePO server.
8443 TCP Inbound connection to McAfee ePO server. Outbound connection from Agent Handler.
8444 TCP Inbound connection to McAfee ePO server. Outbound connection from Agent Handler.
McAfee Agent
Default port Protocol Traffic direction
80 TCP Outbound connection to McAfee ePO server and Agent Handler.
443 TCP Outbound connection to the McAfee ePO server and Agent Handler.
8081 TCP Inbound connection from the McAfee ePO server and Agent Handler.
Note: If the agent is a SuperAgent repository, the inbound connection is from other agents.
8082 UDP Inbound connection to agents.
Note: Inbound and outbound connection is from or to a SuperAgent.
SQL Server
Default port Protocol Traffic direction
1433 TCP Inbound connection from McAfee ePO server and Agent Handler.
1434 UDP Inbound connection from McAfee ePO server and Agent Handler.