What Ports Do I Need to Open on My Firewall for Communicating with CompactRIO?

Updated Sep 11, 2019

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Hardware

  • CompactRIO Controller

Issue Details

 I need to install a compactRIO in the corporate network, which ports do I need to open on the firewall in order to communicate with the device?

Solution

To communicate with a CompactRIO (depending on what you application needs to do) you must open the following ports :
  • MAX Hardware Identification - UDP 44515, UDP 44525, TCP 44516
  • Ethernet Target Device Discover - UDP 44525
  • LabVIEW RT TCP front panel connections - TCP 3079
  • NI Service Locator -  TCP 3580 
  • Using LabVIEW Web Server - TCP 8080
  • NI VISA Server - TCP 3537
  • FTP server - TCP 20, TCP 21
  • Synchronization (NTP, SNTP) - TCP 123 
  • Network Shared Variables and Network Stream - TCP 2343, UDP 6000-6010, TCP 59110
It's possible to collect this information from this guide Configuring Software and Hardware Firewalls to Support National Instruments Products 

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