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Which network ports does Dante use?

Ports, URLs and Servers listed below:

General Dante Ports

External 

        
Address  Port  Usage  Type 
239.255.0.0/16  4321  ATP Multicast Audio  Multicast 
239.69.0.0/16  5004  AES67 Multicast Audio (RTP / AVP port)  Multicast 
224.0.1.129-132  319, 320  PTP  Multicast & Unicast when using DDM 
224.0.0.251  5353  mDNS  Multicast 
224.0.0.230 – 233  8700 – 8708  Multicast Control and Monitoring  Multicast 
239.254.1.1  9998  Logging  Multicast 
239.254.3.3  9998  PTP Logging (if enabled)  Multicast 
239.254.44.44  9998  Logging  Multicast 
239.255.255.255  9875  SAP (AES67 discovery)  Multicast 
UDP  28800, 28700-28708  Via control & monitoring (External)  Unicast 
UDP  38800, 38700-38708  DVS control & monitoring (External)  Unicast 

 

 

Internal      
Protocol Port Usage Type
UDP 14336 -14591 Unicast Audio [Excluding Via] Unicast
UDP 34336-34600 Unicast Audio [Via Only] Unicast
UDP 4440, 4444, 4455 Audio Control [Excluding Via] Unicast
UDP 24440, 24441,24444,24455 Audio Control [Via Only] Unicast
UDP 4777 Via Control [Via Only] Unicast
TCP 4777 Via Websocket Unicast
UDP 8850,28900, 24445 Via control & Monitoring (Internal) Unicast
UDP 8850, 38900, 8899 DVS control & monitoring (Internal) Unicast
UDP 8000 Dante Domain Manager Device Port Unicast
UDP 8001 Dante Millau Device Proxy (Internal only) Unicast
UDP 8002 Dante Lock Server Unicast
UDP 8751 Dante Controller metering port (From FPGA based devices) Unicast
UDP 8800 Control & Monitoring (Excluding DVS-4.0 and Via) Unicast
TCP 8753 mDNS clients (Internal only) Unicast
TCP 16100-16131 HDCP Authentication for Video Endpoints Unicast
UDP 61440-61951 FPGA level audio flow keepalive Unicast
TCP 4778 DVS websocket (Apple Silicon release only) Unicast

 

DAL Ports 
Third party applications using the Dante Application Library (Software Dante) can use other ports for ARCP, DBCP, CMCP and Application Control & Monitoring for their communication. This is specific to each application. Please consult the specific application developer for more information on the required ports. 
  
DAL URLs 
https://software-license-oem-activator.audinate.com/ 
https://software-license-redist-activator.audinate.com/ 
https://infield-licensing-app.audinate.com/ 

  

Audinate Servers       
Dante Via      
Address  Port  Usage 
software-license-via.audinate.com  443  License server 
software-links-via.audinate.com  80,443  Online user documentation 
software-updates-via.audinate.com  80,443  Automatic updates 
        
Dante Virtual Soundcard       
Address  Port  Usage 
license.audinate.com  80, 443  License server (port 443 for DVS 4.2.X and higher) 
http://dev.audinate.com/GA/dvs/userguide/webhelp    Online user documentation 
software-updates-dvs.audinate.com AND software-updates.audinate.com     Software updates 
        
Dante Updater       
Address  Port    Usage 
firmware-update.audinate.com  443  Downloading firmware files and device details 

  

Dante Domain Manager       
Outbound      
Address  Port  Usage 
software-license-ddm.audinate.com  TCP 443  Software licensing 
software-certificates-ddm.audinate.com  TCP 443  Certificate acquisition and signing 
software-updates-ddm.audinate.com  TCP 443  Software updates 
software-links-ddm.audinate.com  TCP 443  Online user documentation 
ANY  UDP8700, 8800, 28700, 28800, 38700, 38800  Device enrolment via IP 
Inbound      
Port  Usage    
TCP 80  Web user interface (non-TLS)    
TCP 443  Web user interface (TLS)    
UDP 8000  Device communications    
TCP 8001  Controller communications    
TCP 8443  Controller login    
TCP 8081  High availability service    
TCP 27017  High availability database sync    
UDP 8702  Device Enrolment via IP    

  

Dante Firmware Update Software             
Protocol  Port  Usage  Type  Application 
UDP  69 and 6969  TFTP Server  Unicast  Firmware Update Manager 
         Dante Updater 
UDP  9005  TFTP Server  Unicast  Firmware Update Manager 
UDP  67  Failsafe recovery  Unicast  Dante Updater 
UDP  6700  Failsafe recovery (old devices)  Unicast  Dante Updater 

  

Dante Firmware Activations (Broadway, IP Core)       
Address  Port  Usage 
hardware-activations.audinate.com  443  Dante Activation Manager 

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