Knowledgebase: Server Administration
How to use PortQry to test access to ports on the server
Posted by Mont Rothstein on 04 December 2007 05:55 PM

The command line tool PortQry.exe can be used from a Windows workstation to test access to ports on the server.

The syntax is:

portqry.exe -n ipaddress -e port -p both

Ex:

portqry.exe -n 192.168.1.100 -e 445 -p both

The ports we commonly use are:

Service

TCP Ports

UDP Ports

Use

PostgreSQL Database

5432

 

Used by the client to talk to the database running on the server.

Fedora Directory Server

53911

 

Used by the client to talk to the directory server running on the server.  Only used if an existing directory server (ex: Active Directory) is not in place.

Samba

139, 445

137, 138

Used by the client to transfer files to and from the server.

VNC

5900 - ? one for each display, Java vnc viewers use 5800-?

 

Used from the client machine to get remove access to the server’s UI for support.

phpPgAdmin – DB Admin

80

 

Used from the client via a web browser to administer the database.

CA BrightStor ARCserve Java Client

80, 6060, 6072

 

Used from the client via a web browser to administer the backup software.  Requires Java.


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