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Which network ports does Dante use?

General Dante Ports


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


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

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.

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 443 License server

Dante Updater

Address Port   Usage
firmware-update.audinate.com 443 Downloading firmware files and device details


Dante Domain Manager


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


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 Firrmware Update Manager

Dante Updater

UDP 9005 TFTP Server Unicast Firrmware 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