DNS Edge ports - BlueCat DNS Edge

DNS Edge User Guide

Product name
BlueCat DNS Edge

For detailed information about DNS Edge system requirements, configuration, and deployment, see the BlueCat DNS Edge Deployment Guide.

Source IP Destination IP Port Protocol Description
<Service Point IP> * 53 UDP + TCP DNS inbound and outbound
<Monitoring System IP> <Service Point IP> 80 TCP Diagnostics end point
<Monitoring System IP> <Service Point IP>   ICMP Pings
<DHCP Server IP> <Service Point IP> 67 UDP Used for DHCP configuration of service points.
<Service Point IP> <DHCP Server IP> 68 UDP Used for DHCP configuration of Service Points.
<Service Point IP> <NTP Server IP> 123 UDP NTP synchronization. By default this will reach out to coreos.pool.ntp.org unless provided with other values using DHCP.
<Service Point IP> <Cloud Instance IP> 443 TCP
  • Communication channel between the service point and DNS Edge Cloud.

    The service point will periodically reach out to the DNS Edge Cloud using a mutually authenticated HTTPS connection to check for configuration updates and system upgrades.

  • Sending query logs up to kinesis for delivery to the DNS Edge Cloud.
  • Retrieving system updates from Amazon ECR.
<Admin Device IP> <Service Point IP> 443 TCP Used with the Anycast configuration command line utility.
* <Service Point IP> 22 TCP Optional. Required for SSH for AWS and Azure service points.